James is a California native and began working with Headcount in 2008. He became Portland team leader in 2010 and a member of the HeadCount Digital Media Team. His family, finance Melissa and her daughter Molli, have also worked many shows with HeadCount.James is a graduate of Eastern Washington Univeristy. His passions include the Oakland Raiders, Harvey Keitel moves, Hunter S. Thompson writings, and hiking in the northwest. When hes at home he spends time with his and Melissa's three cats, two dogs, and turtle.