Joshua Walker

PA Student
Class of 2023

BYU-I class of 2018
Majors: Biology and Neurology 

What did you do after you graduated? 

I had 3 kids. Twins and then a singleton. I worked in Modesto, California as a Surgical Services Assistant to get some of my patient care hours. 

If you’ve done any volunteer work, please list what you’ve done and where.

I was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for 2 years. I was a missionary in Salt Lake City, Utah.  I would serve the community in so many ways, by helping the elderly with yard work, or teaching people looking for Christ in their life.

How or why did you become involved in this volunteer work?

I have always planned on doing this volunteer work when I got older. It was some of the best years of my life. 

What are some of your hobbies or interests? 

I love reading books and spending time with my family. As a family we go on walks all the time and spend lots of time at the park. 

Please include any family information if you’d like.

I have a wonderful wife that stays at home with my three children. I have twins that are age 3 and a baby that just turned 1. My kids are all girls and my family is the best part of my life! 

Please let us know about anything weird, quirky, or unusual that you’d like to share.

This last year we won a playhouse that is worth $10,000. My kids love it. It’s like a mini house that we were able to put onto our property. 

Why do you want to be a PA?

I love the human body, and have always enjoyed learning more about it. I also really am looking forward to being able to make people feel better by being able to prescribe and diagnose patients and help solve or manage some of the issues that they are going through.

Why did you choose Presbyterian College PA Program? 

I love the location of Presbyterian College and the values that they have with their students and the values they want to instill into us as providers. The professors are all kind and understanding.