Jim Staples is a man from Kentucky. He is a simple man that will make hard decisions in this harsh this new world he was forced into. He had a family before this a boy named Jack Staples and a wife name Karen Staples we crashed our plane in Chernarus. His family did not survive the crash and he is left to fight by him self. He would want to form or join a group of survivors and have settlement that will be a safe haven or that's what it seems to be. He is addicted to alcohol, something which his old friend Scott had pointed out when he was 18. The problem intensified in 2009. Jim lost two jobs as a result of his addiction. He is an American who defines himself as straight. He started studying law at college but never finished the course. Physically, he is in good shape. He is the average-height (6,1) with pale skin, dark and brown eyes. He had grown up in a middle class neighborhood. His father left when he was young, leaving him with his mother, who was an alcoholic. But now he is slowly going insane because of the loss of his family.