James is an Earth, Space, and Biology teacher at Fusion Academy. Transferring from Santa Monica College with an AA in General Sciences, James completed a BS in Earth Sciences with a Planetary Focus at University of California, Santa Cruz. Before college, James would volunteer his time and tutor at the local Boys and Girls Club. When he attended SMC, he would lead study groups and guide his classmates by providing study tools and miniature lectures. Realizing his ability to teach, he took several TA positions at UCSC and led several in class labs all while organizing study groups for his own courses. He spends his free time collecting rocks and improving his computer programming skills.