Joe Mitchell: Biggest Loser 12 Contestant
Biggest Loser 12 Contestants
Starting Weight: 348
Current Weight: 269
Total Weight Lost: -22.7%
Eliminated: Week 8
Joe Mitchell is a home health therapist and lives in Knoxville, Tennessee. He says that family is a huge motivation for him to try out for The Biggest Loser and reach a healthy weight. "I'll never be the father my kids need if I'm a 370 lbs sixty year old!" He and his wife Danene have a 10-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son, JoJo. As an older parent, he feels it's his responsibility to learn to lead a healthier life. Once athletic, Joe says his weight gain started when he stopped going to the gym and began eating too much fast food. He looking forward to going zip lining with his daughter once he reaches a healthy weight.
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