James Stanley was born and raised in Woodbury, Minnesota where he started doing stand up comedy in 2013 at the young age of 16. James has hosted pro comedy shows at clubs and venues such as The Joke Joint Comedy Club, Camp Bar, and Dubh Linn Brew Pub and won first place in the ‘ 2016 Car Bar Comedy Contest’
James grew up in a strange and semi-dysfunctional family of five where most of his material stems from. Growing up, James dealt multiple diagnosis including sever OCD and Tourettes syndrome. James talks about his life on stage through comedy and makes light of his situation. Not only does James love comedy and preforming, but it has helped him overcome many parts of his life.