James is a second-generation Asian American screenwriter. He was born in Maryland to Taiwanese parents who immigrated from Taipei to the U.S. in 1985. Currently, James lives in Chicago with his wife Liliana and works for IBM as an I.T. Project Manager, specializing in Federal Government clients. James is a huge lover of movies and cinema and dreams to make it in Hollywood as a screenwriter. He lived in Los Angeles from 2016 to 2017, even getting into acting and appearing as a defendant on 'The Verdict with Judge Hatchett'. Recently, his script 'Riverbend' made it as an Official Finalist in the 2016 Hollywood Screenplay Contest and finished in the Top 15% of the Nicholl Fellowships.