James is originally from Ogden, Utah, where he earned Eagle Scout and majored
in Medical Laboratory Science at Weber State University. After graduation,
and ASCP Board Certification, he worked for a time as a Medical Laboratory
Scientist in in Logan, Utah. He loves to be able to smell the fresh air
and see the scenic views, while enjoying mountains and national parks.
He engages in a variety of activities such as camping, hiking, snowboarding
and river kayaking. His preliminary year will be followed by four years
as a general medical officer in the US Air Force, and an ultimate career