James Fleming grew up living the rural life of Minnesota. With a love for the outdoors, he has spent years working with youth and leading backpacking trips through the Minnesota Boundary Waters in the Mesabi Range, Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range in Colorado, as well as in the staggering Tian Shan Mountains of Northwest China. A recent graduate of American University in Washington D.C., James earned a degree in International Relations, International Communication, and Chinese language, while also competing as a D1 athlete in the Patriot League. A Senior Program Manager at JUMP!, James develops and facilitates high-intensity JUMP! Experiences and is passionately involved in sustainable and social entrepreneurship. Aside from the great outdoors, James loves snowboarding, spray-painting, learning about ancient mythology and riding fixies. Over and out!