James Thomas is the College Access Counselor at Cumberland Gap High School in Claiborne County, TN. He is a Marine Corps and Iraqi war veteran. He graduated from Liberty University with a B.S. in Psychology in 2010 and went on to obtain his M.Ed. in Mental Health and School Counseling at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, TN. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and School Counselor and previously worked with veterans at the Department of Veteran Affairs in Columbia, South Carolina.