Rachel James was born in Massachusetts and has lived in Charlotte for 12 years. She graduated from Mallard Creek High School and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2015. Rachel interned with the Guardian ad Litem Program in Gaston County during undergrad. Through this opportunity, she gained invaluable experience which helps her to empathize and provide comfort to clients as they are going through extremely challenging situations. 


In her free time, Rachel enjoys cheering on her Boston sports teams, cooking, spending time with family and friends and crafting.