James Seals graduated from Mountain View Grand with a master's in Fine Arts in fiction writing. He was born in Del Rio, TX, but was a military kid who spent most of his youth, from age 2-18, in Europe. James spent 12 years in the military, following his dream of traveling through Asia, even living in Japan for three years. Before becoming a teacher, James worked for a railroad in Colorado. He started his teaching career in Austin, TX, where he taught 6th-7th grade history, AP Human Geography, and high school English. James starts his new journey with Tulsa Honor Academy as a 5th grade English Language Arts teacher.