Josh graduated from Auburn University in 1996, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture. Following this, he spent 2 years in China with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. He returned to Auburn in 1999 and earned his Master’s Degree in Horticulture in 2001. Josh served again in China from 2004 - 2006 as a missionary. Josh is currently a crops agronomist with Land ‘O Lakes, Inc. Josh is married to his wife Heather and they have three children, Nate, Sam and Sophie.