Jessica James brings 15 years of cheerleading and coaching experience to JPII as the Saints new head cheerleading coach. Her coaching career started at Farmville Middle School but she was quickly recruited by her alma mater Farmville Central High School. James led the Jaguars cheer squad to historical success including back-to-back North Carolina High School Athletic Association State Championships in 2016 and 2017, the Cheer LTD National Championship, and the Eastern Plains Conference title which was a first for the school in decades. She is eager to build on the short history of the JPII cheer program and take it to new heights!
James holds a degree in healthcare management from Pitt Community College. She and her fiancé Zach have two labradors: Sterling and Winston.