Jimmy James is a student of the United Methodist University participating in the 2011 BHP Billiton Marathon on August 28 in Monrovia.
Jimmy James was born on June 23, 1986 at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. His father’s name is Deyusor T. James. He hails from Grand Bassa County and his mother’s name is Lucky Dehnue from Rivercess County. His father has five children with Jimmy as the only male and the youngest child.
Jimmy completed the George G. Gibson Junior High School in Kakata, Margibi County in 2004.
In 2008, he graduated from Booker T. Washington Institute (BWI) in Margibi County. He is currently a student of the United Methodist University studying Accounting and Management.
Jimmy was a basketball player, but had to stop due to the lack of moral and financial supports. He now spends most of his time jogging and running to keep fit.
Jimmy James is dedicating this race to his father, Mr. James, who has encouraged him to participate in the 2011 BHP Billiton Marathon in Monrovia on August 28, 2011.