James grew up in Bergen County NJ, where he played college baseball. After an injury saw James battle the disease of addiction, first hand, it sparked his passion to work with the addiction community. He became a Behavioral Health Tech at a Cooperative Sober Living Facility in Northern NJ. James became a manager of one of the facilities until he was offered a job here at BlueCrest as a Counselor Intern. James is currently pursuing his CADC license and is an amazingly caring, hardworking and passionate member of our recovery team!