Josie El lives in Whitestown, IN with her husband, Myron and daughter, Elena. Josie graduated from Anderson University with a degree in journalism and then went on to obtain a Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary English from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Josie began her teaching career in Leland, North Carolina. She now teaches at Brownsburg High School where she has been serving students for the past five years. She advises the yearbook program as well as the Leaders of Tomorrow.