Joe Barker II


Joe Barker serves as Director of Admissions at Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School after twenty-one years in a corporate manufacturing environment.  He served on the periphery of education as a high school tutor, mentor, and baseball coach before deciding to engage full-time when he began instructing at a high school S.T.E.M. program in Boston.  Joe holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Florida A & M University.  He is very active in his community mentoring students in underserved communities, working with the Fulton County Juvenille Courts, and serving in several ministries within his home parish of St. Anthony of Padua as well as the Catholic service order of the Knights of Peter Claver.  Joe lives with his wife Ronnesia and their five children whom are all very active in high school and collegiate activities.