Joel thinks his perseverance, self-confidence, heart, power, strength, endurance, work-ethic, intelligence, resourcefulness, EMS skills, and positive attitude are all skills he possesses which will help him do well on Survivor.
Joel is nicknamed Truck.
Joel used to teach.
Joel is a member of the United Phoenix Firefighters Association.
Joel runs and lifts weights regularly.
Joel is a member of the Local 493.
Joel has previously lived in Tempe, Arizona and Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Joel describes himself as driven, loyal, and caring.
Joel assists in the treatment and transport of patients with medical emergencies and helps fight fires.
Joel has two Labrador retrievers, Turbo and Thunder.
Joel has two sons, Kaden and Gavin.
Joel is married to Jasmyn.
Joel is a member of the International Association of Firefighters.
Joel's favorite sport is Olympic-style wrestling.
Joel's hobbies include training for his job, motorcycling, and swimming.
Anderson received a BA in human communications from Arizona State University.
Joel previously worked for a private ambulance company.
The tattoos on Joel's shoulders are the little hands of his children.