Joshua is from Canton, Michigan. He received his B.A. in politics from Hillsdale College, where he also studied economics and journalism. As an undergraduate, he wrote for The Collegian and served as Opinions Editor. He has also written freelance articles for numerous publications. He has had journalism internships at The Detroit News, The Mackinac Center for Public Policy, and Radio America. Joshua hopes to continue writing upon completion of his graduate work, whether in academia, media, or otherwise.