He Graduated from Chino Hills High School, played varsity in all 3 sports baseball,wrestling & football. Then attended Orange Coast College where he was apart of a conference Championship & CCCAA Final Four Appearance (2012) He was a catcher 3B but was converted to a pitcher in the middle of his freshman year. From Orange Coast College he earned a full ride scholarship to Lynn University in Boca Raton Florida earning his Business Marketing Degree. Josh ended up singing a Professional contact in the Pacific Association with the vallejo admirals he had a great first half of the season and got called up to the american association AA. He was asked to start & he did finishing his rookie campaign with a 3-1 in 5 starts with a 3.86 ERA His rookie season he recorded 89.2 innings with 95 total strikeouts. He also collected a pacific association-best seven saves,which is the most in a single season in admirals franchise history.