James Joseph was born in Long Island, NY. He grew up playing sports and Drums and was a fairly popular kid. He studied culinary arts in his early 20's and went on to have a very successful career in New York City at some of the worlds best restaurants. He met and fell in love with a waitress names Julie who would later become his wife. Julie went on to join the Peace Corps hoping to make a difference in the world. She would travel on and off, a few weeks at a time helping various causes around the world. The outbreak started in Chernarus and spread around the globe. Julie was sent to Greece to help with the outbreak there. While tending to a full room of sick people, one of them "turned". This sent the crowd of Grecians into chaos. Unfortunately. Julie was trampled and killed In the mess. James made his way over to Greece following the devastating news. He lived there for a year, wallowing in his sadness. With the world now in mass infection and feeling like he had nothing to lose he decided to trek to Chernarus and vowed to do whatever he could to help fight the outbreak.