James graduated from Yale University in 2013 with a B.A. in History. While working towards a commission through University of Connecticut’s Army ROTC program, he helped organize the successful campaign to restore ROTC programs to Yale’s campus in 2011. James served on active duty with 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, TX and is a graduate of U.S. Army Ranger School. He will attend Yale Law School in the fall of 2017.