2011-12: NCAA East Preliminary Round Qualifier OUTDOOR: Competed in the NCAA Division 1 Championships where he threw the discus 54.11m for 19th place... At the NCAA Division 1 East Preliminary Round, he threw 54.61m for 10th place... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships threw the hammer 55.93m and the discus 50.93m... At the Len Paddock Invitational threw discus 52.00m for third place... At the 2012 Drake Relays threw the discus 52.02m... Threw the discus 51.36m for first and the hammer 51.13m at the GVSU Al Owens Classic... At the Jesse Owens Track Classic, he competed in the discus with a throw of 53.39m... At the Spartan Invitational threw the discus 52.82m for third and the hammer throw 56.06m... At the Raleigh Relays, James threw shot put (15.51m), the hammer (56.28m) and discus (53.05m). INDOOR: At the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational, James threw the shot put for 17.38m for eighth place and the weight 20.92 for third... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships threw the weight 20.61 for sixth place and the shot put 17.62m for ninth... At the Silverston Invitational, he threw the weight 20.66m and the shot put 16.84m... At the Findlay Track and Field Open, James competed in the weight with 20.81m and the spot put with 17.51m... At the Indiana University Relays, he won the shot put with a throw of 17.73m and the weight with 20.59m for fourth... At the Notre Dame Invitational threw the shot put 16.64m and the weight 19.61 for third... Threw the weight 18.55m and the shot put 14.20m at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open.
2010-11: OUTDOOR:: Did not compete. INDOOR: Did not compete.
High School: Three-time All-Conference selection in the shot put and discus (2008, 2009 & 2010) ... Two-time All-Conference Champion in both the shot put and discus (2009 & 2010) ... Regional Champion his senior year in both shot put and discus ... Championship Team selection in 2010 ... Two-time News Herald Track and Field Championships Field MVP in 2009 & 2010 (also holding the meet records) ... Placed eighth in discus (151'0") at the MHSAA State Meet his junior year ... Placed second in discus (169'11") and third in shot (55'5") his senior year ... M.I.T.S Indoor State Champion in the shot put (54'11") ... Placed eighth in the weight at the Indoor State Championship (47'7") ... Threw at the Midwest Meet of Champions, placing third overall in the discus with a throw of 175'9" ... Ranked ninth in the nation in discus leaving high school ... Personal best throws of 197'7" in the discus and 58'7 in the shot put, both of which are high school records ... Voted "Most Athletic" by his class in 2010 ... All-Conference (WACC) Linebacker selection in 2009 & 2010 ... Was an All-State linebacker selection in 2010 ... Also lettered in football.
Personal: Born April 7, 1992 ... Son of Anthony and Lisa James ... Plans on majoring in media arts and technology.