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Joshua Abbott

Client Empowerment Specialist

Josh joined the Friends Life Community in 2024 as a Client Empowerment Specialist. After graduating from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2022 with a bachelor’s in political science, he began his career working with individuals with IDD for the City of Chattanooga’s Therapeutic Recreation Division.

Josh has a background in adaptive sports and leading and supporting various leisure and recreational activities in the Eastern Tennessee Area. He is eager to share his enthusiasm for fun and adventure, dedication to building relationships, and commitment to instilling confidence and accomplishing goals with the Friends Life Community.

He loves spending time with his family, reading history, watching movies, and everything outdoors!

Email: joshua@friendslife.org