James joined the Army Reserves immediately after high school. He studied business at Fort Hays State University and has been successfully self-employed with Central Kansas Contractors since 2009, providing services in remodeling and new construction. He is still active in the Army Reserves with 19 years of service and counting. James has ample experience working with granite and other types of countertops, and brings a wealth of knowledge related to construction and home improvement. Outside of work, James enjoys training for and running in local events.