- Age: 22
- Nationality: English
- Hometown: York
- Project participation: Zambia, Malawi
James is from a farm in East Yorkshire. Agriculture and rugby have always been his passion. James has recently finished his degree at Newcastle University where he studied Agri-Business Management. He has played rugby for his school, club, county and university and his own 7s team: The Northern Exiles.
Captaining his school 1st XV. James also played for Yorkshire for five years, including winning the U20s County Championships for two years in a row.
“Having been fortunate enough to experience fantastic opportunities through rugby, I can’t think of anything better than to return that favour by passing on my knowledge and experiences to those less fortunate.”