James Lee was born and raised in the river city of Jacksonville, Florida. He received his BS in Accounting from Miles College in 2000, where he served as drum major, led dance choreographer in the “Purple Marching Machine Band”, and was a member and past President of Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity.
James began dancing at the age of 3, and always knew that his passion for dance and fitness would eventually become the driving force behind his career path. In the 90’s James was even featured busting dance moves in a Kid and Play music video.
James is an accomplished accountant, but his love for developing life changing health and fitness routines won’t let him give it up.
His fitness credentialing and accomplishments include certification as a Group Trainer via the YMCA, community fitness with Baptist Health, fitness programs with faith-based organizations, and many Jacksonville nonprofits.
You can also find James aka DJ Semaj igniting the dance floor as he spins records and lead line dancing group classes, community events, school pep rallies and much, much more.
James is a long-time member of Open Arms Community Church, where he also serves as Director of Sound/Media. James is a naturally gifted and creative soul, but he does not allow that to stop him from being an amazing father to son, James Lee, Jr.
Don’t delay… get ready to positively change your life for the long haul with “Fitness is Life with Lee” series of workout routines.