Burned beyond recognition at the age of two, when a tractor trailer smashed into his family’s car at a toll booth; Joel sustained an 88 percent burn injury.
God’s given Joel a unique platform. Joel has been seen twice on The Today Show, starred in PBS documentaries, seen on 48 Hours, and was the center of an Emmy and Peabody award-winning documentary. Traveling to over 40 countries, he has been filmed for Italian National Television, Korean, Colombian, German and Dutch-TV just to name a few. He has appeared in magazines and newspapers throughout the U.S. Worldwide, he has been seen by well over 40 million people.