James is an actor/writer/producer originally from Oklahoma City. Working in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and beyond, he can be seen in the popular television shows NCIS, Criminal Minds, The Mentalist, Casual, Agent Carter, Scandal, and more. As a model for such companies as Vogue, PacSun, Hot Topic, and TjMaxx, James has appeared in nationwide ad campaigns and acted in numerous feature films directed by Oscar and award winning filmmakers. James wrote & directed the award winning short film Culpability and more recently wrote Felon, another short film that won multiple awards throughout it's festival run.
With the challenges of 2020 and 2021, James still managed to remain working. At the tail end of 2019, he wrapped on the epic tornado centered drama, 13 Minutes (starring Amy Smart, Thora Birch, Peter Facinellie, and Paz Vega). At the start of the year, he filmed the Hallmark movie, Unveiled which finished just before the Covid shut down. A few months later, Hallmark called upon him again for A Country Romance, the first SAG approved movie after Hollywood shut down due to the pandemic. James was again a part of history where he finished shooting a recurring role on season 2 of Tyler Perry's Sistas; the first major TV network show to wrap during the Covid crisis. 13 Minutes and A Country Romance both released in Fall of 2021. James will return to Atlanta spring of 2022 to start on season 2 of the Bounce TV original show Johnson. His next project is a feature film he wrote tilled EMO(TION) which centers around the Emo music scene of the mid 2000s.
Lately, James has landed a recurring role on the USA Network show, Queen of the South and his latest films, Awake (a thriller where he stars along side Johnathan Rhys Myers, Francesca Eastwood, and William Forsythe) and Dauntless (a WWII epic surrounding the Battle of Midway where James stars next to C. Thomas Howell and Judd Nelson), both made it into Cannes Film Festival and are now available to watch on all major streaming platforms. James was also awarded the 2019 Young Oklahoma Creativity Ambassador.