Joey grew up in the San Gabriel Valley. He attended Rosemead H.S. where he was a 3-sport athlete and captain of his baseball and football teams. Joey moved on to college ball and played on a championship team at Citrus College under Hall of Fame coach Skip Claprood. Joey was drafted in the 4th round by the Dodgers and was offered a scholarship at Chapman College. Joey accepted and was fortunate enough to play on a championship team. In 1984, Joey was drafted by the Minnesota Twins where he played pro ball for 5 years. In 1989, Joey started his own successful Litigation Support Document Management Business in L.A. and Century City. In 1995, he took a sabbatical to join the Twins again as a replacement player. Following in the footsteps of his famous uncle Art "Golden Boy" Aragon in 2001, Joey became a professional boxer at 42 years of age. He eventually returned to baseball and has played on Senior men's world series championship teams, coached championship teams for the RBI program (with John Young) and for Bishop Amat High School (with Andy Nieto). Joey is a recent MLB Scout school graduate.