Lifestyle and Fitness Coaching
Jamie spent the first 20 years of his life in the James Cayce Housing Projects in East Nashville. He is the youngest of four children, from a fatherless home. During his childhood, he was witness to the drug sales, drug use, violence, and prostitution that plagued his neighborhood, but he always had dreams and aspirations of living a successful life.
Shortly before graduating from high school, Jamie enlisted in the United States Army Reserves. As a first generation college student, he attended Middle Tennessee State University where he completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in History. But he didn't stop there! He went on to earn a Master of Education degree, an Education Specialist degree, and in 2004 earned his Doctor of Education degree from Tennessee State University.
Jamie has been an educator since 1998. He has 8 years of teaching experience, and over 15 years of administrative experience, including 5+ years as an executive principal. He has also served on the Board of Directors of several non-profits. Over the years, he has mentored young people with a range of career interests, aspiring educational leaders, and seasoned professionals.
Education is not Jamie's only passion. He has been a successful coach for over 20 years. He has worked with athletes of all ages, to develop both their physical and mental skills. In 2015, he founded ROK Running, a faith-based, youth running program. He is also a certified personal fitness trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Jamie and his wife own a successful dental practice (Mission Dental TN) and have two amazing sons. Jamie also has two wonderful daughters. In addition to spending quality-filled time with his family, he enjoys running and reading. Jamie defines a successful life as one filled with balance and purpose. Starting where you are, let him work with you to realize the balance in your life.