James was raised in Red Bank, New Jersey and first received his Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus in Public Relations from Rutgers University prior to obtaining his Associates Degree in Applied Science at Essex County College.

James has worked in a variety of settings as a Physical Therapy Assistant such as outpatient care, acute care rehabilitation and in skilled nursing facilities. James plans on continuing his education in the fitness and health industry by obtaining his Certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.).  This Certification will allow him to supplement his patients with their rehabilitation process and beyond.

During his free time, James likes to train in the art of Olympic weightlifting, go road/trail running and spend time with his family and friends.