Joe Aaron Gafford II is a junior majoring in History and minoring in Bible and English. He is from Grenada, Mississippi. This May he will be marrying Stefani Dobbs. He is a member of the Harding Social Club Omega Phi and is also a member of Phi Alpha Theta and Omicron Delta Kappa. In May 2016 he will complete his undergraduate studies at Harding, whereupon he plans to attend Harding's graduate program in the College of Education to pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching with licensure. Afterward, he will begin teaching high school history, hoping to eventually return to graduate school for a Master’s and Ph.D. in History and teach at the university level.