James was born in South Dakota and moved to Port Charlotte, FL with his family ten years ago. He is the youngest of 7 children and is 19 years old.
James first received his calling to the priesthood when he was in grade school. He enjoys reading on Catholicism and the lives of the Saints; fishing; tennis; kayaking; and bowling to name a few. James has been an altar server at St. Charles Borromeo Parish.
James has completed his first year of his formation journey at St. John Vianney College Seminary in the College Formation Program. He also feels that the thought of helping others with their religious faith will be extremely fulfilling and rewarding.