Joey was born in Syria and moved to Garfield Park Chicago when he was 6 years old. He graduated from Niles West High School and also graduated from Curts Café. Joey enjoys playing basketball, cooking and working out at the gym. He has been at Curts Café since late 2017 and enjoys working with the Students at Curts because he said they motivate him saying “I see them do something and I think ‘why can’t I’”. Joey brings great energy and humor to his job along with great kitchen skills and his long term goal is to become a detective.