Joshua Stribbell was born and raised in Keswick, Ontario. His family is from Iqaluit, Nunavut. He formerly studied Philosophy at McMaster University and is currently a Youth Worker for Inuit in Toronto. He Co – Founded the first initiative to provide services to Inuit youth in Toronto called Torontomiutaujugut, and is also a founding member of the Toronto Inuit Association. He sits on the Steering Committee for Aboriginal Education at York Region District School Board, as well as the Aboriginal Advisory Committee at Toronto District School Board.