Joe West is originally from Southlake, TX. He attained his B.S. in Biology from Trinity University in San Antonio, and a Masters degree in Biology from the University of Houston. Joe comes to Fusion Academy with a background in Evolutionary Biology, Computer Science, and Philosophy. He is an avid outdoorsman and animal lover. He’s studied microscopic ciliates found in ponds, bats flying through Mexico, and birds nesting in Canada. When he is not playing frisbee with his Australian Shepherd Dan, he writes computer programs, takes aerial yoga classes, rides horses, and is always up for a good discussion. Above all else, Joe loves teaching and finding creative ways to help every student learn, gain confidence, and find success.