JoAnn was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She graduated and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art & Visual Technology with a concentration in Graphic Design from George Mason University in December 2020. Alongside her major, she also minored in Photography.

Prior to joining the Keri Shull Team, she worked with various institutions that allowed for her to expand her skillset as a designer and photographer, as well as gain experience within the financial field – such as Real Estate. Within the Real Estate sector, she was assigned to process and verify payment authorizations, and mortgage accounts. Whereas her design responsibilities revolved around projects that involved brand and logo development, and presentation template creation and standardization.

During her free time, she likes to go on outings, and photoshoots with friends. She also likes to watch movies and draw on days that she stays in.