Joseph will graduate from Newport High School in 2019. He finished first in the Washington Science Olympiad locally and third in regionals in 2015. After a year experimenting with physics and mathematics at the top of his class in the Tyee Math Club, he participated in a three month machine-learning internship in which he gained hands-on experience with Python development, building simulators, and data analysis algorithms. He also received an Honoroble Mention for his science fiction story “When Time Struck Three” from Washington Scholastic Art and Writing. He takes part in different sports including soccer and football.