Dr. Joshua Love has always found a way to work with youth as a volunteer, counselor, coach, or mentor throughout his career. Before joining the NAZA team, Joshua was the Black Achievers Program Director for the YMCA of Middle Tennessee. In this role, he created programming, events, and activities to assist teens in increasing college knowledge and discover their career passions. In addition to working with teens, Joshua also implemented programming and mentored middle school youth at Backfield in Motion.
In addition to his youth development experience, Joshua spent time with the Tennessee Titans in community outreach. In that position, he collaborated with numerous schools and nonprofits to provide needed resources related to food insecurity, distribution of grant funds, and organized and planned branding campaigns.
Joshua Love holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in Education from Tennessee State University and a Doctorate in Education from Trevecca Nazarene University.