Emily Joy is a teacher from Huntersville, North Carolina who joined The Biggest Loser season 13. When she was a kid, she earned several weightlifting medals as she competed in the National Junior Olympics and the Empire State Games. Simultaneously, she gained weight due to secretly overeating. She now weighs 264 pounds with high blood pressure. She's optimistic that The Biggest Loser will help her reach her goal to become healthier. She also hopes to travel to Europe.