Joseph Schoning is a 16 year old GED student, raised and born in Bemidji Minnesota. He didn’t succeed in high school because of anxiety and work ethic but always loved math and english. Since leaving high school Joe has pursued music while doing PCA for his disabled grandpa. Doing everything in his power to make the best music he can, he plans on going to college next fall for political science and music theory. All of this is yet to be truly decided all he knows is he wants to change the world. He tends to spend his free time writing and hanging out with friends. His close family consists of a brother, a father and a grandpa, but he has friends that he counts as family too. Most importantly he is honored to make his first step towards the future with TEDx.