John James is a husband, father, combat veteran and businessman. John’s lived the American Dream and wants to protect that Dream for future generations.
At 17, John made the decision to serve his country. After graduating from West Point in 2004, he became a Ranger-qualified aviation officer. John went on to serve with distinction in Operation Iraqi Freedom where he earned a Combat Action Badge (CAB) and two Air Medals, among other awards, while logging 753.8 flight hours in theater leading two Apache platoons.
After eight years of service to the nation, he was honorably discharged and returned to Michigan to work in the family business: James Group International. Currently its President, John has led the company from $35 million to $137 million in revenue while creating 100 additional jobs in Michigan and around the country since 2012.
John James is a proven servant-leader who will represent all Michiganders and help unify Washington.