Christian James was born and raised in Canton, Georgia. At age 20, he started acting and has studied with respected teachers Michael Woolsen, June Barfield and Jeffery Marcus. He was first seen in his guest-starring role on "Nashville" and after he quickly crossed over into films in leading roles. He starred in CBS Films "Hellfest" as well as "Legal Action" and his most recent film "Cerebrum". He will be next be seen as a new key recurring role on CW's #1 rated show "All American" for its fourth season.