Joseph Malcolm Harris was born in 1991 in Chelan, Washington. He is the son of Alice and Joe Harris. Joseph "Joe" Harris Sr. coached high school boys' basketball in Washington for 31 years and was inducted into the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2011. Joe Sr. was Joe's coach at Chelan High. After the younger Joe's senior year with the Chelan Mountain Goats in 2010, he was named Washington Mr. Basketball and Gatorade Washington Player of the Year. As a pro, the sharpshooting guard now hosts the Joe Harris Basketball Camp in Chelan every June. Harris can play the tuba and enjoys vacationing in Italy. Fans can follow Harris on Twitter @joeharrisbball.