Voted by TV Guide as "Hollywood's 25 Hottest", James is currently on the new show School of Rock (Nickelodeon) and recurred on Justified (FX). He also recently finished Hawaii Five-O on CBS, Daybreak, from the producers of 24 & Touch (FOX), and a 4-year run on NBC's Heroes as 'Ando'.
James also starred in the Digital Series Armed Response for Brick.com. He will be in two feature films released later this year: Another Time (Romantic Comedy), and The Livingston Gardener (Thriller).
A native of NYC, James graduated from Bronx H.S. of Science, then went on to study communications & broadcasting at Boston University, and New England Institute of the Arts.
After a stint in a hip-hop rap group in college, and trying out improv comedy, James moved to LA on a one-way ticket & a single suitcase, where he began his training in music, dance, and acting.
His first ever Television audition landed him on CBS's "J.A.G.". Other TV credits include "CSI", NBC's "Las Vegas", "The West Wing", "Heist", as well as ABC's "Threat Matrix", and FOX's "All About the Andersons".
James has starred in numerous feature films such as Born to Race: Fast Track, Plush, The Perfect 46, Non-Stop, Star Runners, Ragamuffin, Shutter, How to Make love to a Woman, and White on Rice.
James plays basketball for The Hollywood Knights, a charity celebrity team for the USO, and participated in Robbie Williams' Soccer Aid for UNICEF, at Manchester United's Old Trafford in England.
An avid outdoorsman, James enjoys scuba diving, ultimate disc, and promoting health & fitness. He is also an active member of the Global Green eco campaign & the Creative Coalition.