Born and raised in Decatur, IL, James was an avid A/V tech at Eisenhower Highschool when he was offered the opportunity to begin a radio broadcast and mobile dj service with Junior Achievement of Central Illinois. Encouraged and mentored by the Central IL legend “PJ the DJ” (Phil Jones – RIP), PJ gave james his first shot as a club dj.

James furthered his career while at UW Stout by joining WVSS, the campus radio station, and launching JT Productions to produce fashion shows, events, and private parties. James held residencies at The Rendevous and the Flame Lounge. He also entered the world of commercial radio through opportunities at WMEQ and WMNE of Menomonie, WI.

James continued as on-air talent after moving to Minneapolis and joining KMOJ Radio, serving as on-air personality, producer, sports director, and mobile/club dj. In addition to current club residencies and events he is pursuing opportunities to travel and showcase his talents internationally.

Aside from his talents as a DJ, James owns a prosperous business focusing on his other passions in commercial photography, IT consulting and web development.