Joy is a musician, an arts advocate, and a teacher at heart. She loves teaching children music, arts, history, and cultures. She studied piano, church music, and music education, and graduated from GIAL (now known as Dallas International University) with a master’s degree in World Arts. Joy is a mom of two children, and resides in Clarkston, Georgia which is known as “the most diverse square mile in America.” Joy, with her husband Jaewoo Kim, is part of Proskuneo Ministries and works as an arts advocate for her community. Her thesis was a case study of creative collaboration of diaspora musicians in this multicultural community. Joy, as a member of the Korean diaspora herself, works with diaspora artists from diverse backgrounds to engage in global mission together through building multicultural worshiping communities around the world.