Meet an AmeriCorps Member – Josh Joiner

Name: Josh Joiner

Position: College Coach

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

College attended: UW-Oshkosh

Major: Philosophy

How did you find College Possible?

I worked in the private sector but I was looking for something with more meaning. I was looking for jobs that would serve communities that I grew up in and I knew needed more support in Milwaukee.

What has been your favorite part of serving?

Working with the students; they’re all fascinating in every way. They all have some type of passion and I love telling them to go for it and that they should take every opportunity that comes to them. Plus they’re FUNNY! I love interacting with the students we serve.

What made you want to return for a second year of service?

I wanted to work with the students again and see them succeed. The fact that they come from the same background as me, I wanted to make sure they get every support available from me and College Possible.

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