Revised Character Bio For James Holden

Infinity Gaming 2.0 - Character Biography

The following is a private out-of-character biography. Information contained within this biography is NOT permitted for in-character use.
Minimum words are recommendations as a lack of depth will result in further information being requested, etc.

Character Information

Full Name: What is your character’s full name, including any nicknames or aliases?

  • James Holden

Date Of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)

  • 17/07/1989

Country Of Birth (If outside of Australia or the state of San Andreas, please specify citizenship status & date of citizenship to Australia and the state of San Andreas.)

  • Australian

Family Tree, Heritage & Genealogy: Does your character have any family members or close relatives? If so, who are they, and what is the nature of their relationships? (Note: Any names not included within this biography unless later approved by the Federal Government will not legally be considered family members in a legal procedures, practices, etc.) (Min: 25 words per person)

  • James’s mother is Lilly Holden, formerly Lilly Shadebloom, was a seamstress at a textiles factory. The money wasn’t the greatest but when it came to repairing the boys worn out clothes she made them look good as new. His father ,Theodore, was an appliance repairman, he met Lilly repairing sewing machines in the factory. After buying a home in Grove Street hey had two sons, Bruce and James. unfortunately James’s older brother Bruce passed away when he was struck by a stray bullet from a drive-by shooting between to rival gangs one afternoon while the two boys were walking home from school.

Education, Experience & Employment: What is your character’s level of education? Did they attend college, vocational school, or have any specialized training? What does your character do for a living? Are they employed or self-employed, and in what industry or profession? (Ensure you state all degrees, certifications, experience, current/previous employment information, etc.) (Min: 75 words)

  • James had a rough time in school at a young age, never doing his homework and not really listening to his teachers. He was a practical and hands on learner, favoring getting his hands dirty over reading books and taking down notes. After the loss of his brother he drastically changed his ways and completed high school. Due to the poor nature of his family, James couldn’t afford to go to a prestigious University or College and went on to complete some community college courses that would help him in the automotive industry to get his dream job as a mechanic.

Personality: Describe your character’s personality traits, both positive and negative. What are their strengths and weaknesses?

  • Positive Traits.
    Resourceful, Loyal, Adventurous, Charismatic

  • Negative Traits.
    Reckless, Deceptive, Stubborn, Impulsive

  • Strengths.
    Mechanical Aptitude, Street Smarts, Courage

  • Weaknesses.
    Impulsiveness, Trust Issues.

Hobbies and Interests: What does your character enjoy doing in their free time? Any specific hobbies, interests, or passions? (Min: 50 words)

  • From a young age James was infatuated with cars, he’d love climbing onto the roof of his parents house just to watch the local gang cruising around the hood in their heavily modified cars. This ignited his passion for working on cars, he’d find abandoned cars from all over the city and strip them for the nicer parts and sell them at the local chop shops. After saving up enough cash he bought his first second hand car and built it up. on the odd occasion you can catch him out racing other drivers for cash he can put towards improving his car or saving up for a new one.
  • When the weather was bad outside or James’s parents wouldn’t allow him outside he would be on his gaming consoles playing video games. He loved driving sim games, but occasionally delved into online survival games.

Goals and Ambitions: What are your character’s long-term goals and ambitions in the city? What do they hope to achieve? (Min: 75 words)

  • James came from a poor family. He dreamt of being able to make his family happier by providing a better life for them, So from a young age he earnt money doing odd jobs for the local gang and selling stolen car parts he looted from broken down cars around the city. James’s overall passion was automotive repair so he want’s to use his knowledge to get a job as a mechanic and work his way up the promotional chain. Once he has gained enough knowledge of how to run a business he would love to open his own little shop to repair and customize vehicles.

Friends and Allies: Who are your character’s friends or allies in the city? Are there any specific groups or factions they are affiliated with? (Min: 25 words per person/group if applicable)

  • James didn’t have many friends growing up on the chaotic streets of the hood. He’d get to know some local gang members but they’d usually end up being shot in turf wars with rival gangs. But every new day creates a new opportunity to make new friends within this busy city.

Enemies and Rivals: Does your character have any enemies or rivals, and what is the source of their conflicts? (Min: 50 words per person or group if applicable)

  • James is a respectful guy to most people and tries not to make enemies. His thought is “more enemies equals less opportunities.”

Criminal Record: Has your character been involved in any criminal activities in the past? If so, what kind of activities have they been involved in? (Min: 50 words if applicable)

  • throughout his life James has had some minor interactions with the local police force from being caught with stolen car parts to traffic violations. He tries to stay on the right side of the law but does enjoy the thrill of a good street race.

Personal Beliefs: What are your character’s personal beliefs, values, morals and ethics? Are they religious or politically inclined? (Min: 50 words)

  • James parents, Lilly and Theo, were both God praising Catholics and regularly took James and his brother to Sunday mass, but after the loss of his brother James stopped believing in the religious ways. James loves his family, and will do anything to keep them safe be it within the law or not. From his religious upbringing he is respectful to all that he believes deserves it, and if you need help he will happily lend a hand. But on the other hand, the streets taught him that if you are a disrespectful piece of **** he will happily slap you up side the face without a second thought.

Relationships: Is your character in a romantic relationship or involved with anyone romantically? If so, who is their partner, and how did they meet? (Min: 50 words if applicable)

  • James doesn’t have a romantic partner, his only love is the roar of engines and the smell of burning rubber.

Physical Description: Describe your character’s physical appearance, including height, weight, hair color, eye color, and distinctive features. (Min: 50 words)

*James is 183cm (6.3ft) tall, He has an athletic build weighing around 90KG, His hair is black with green tips and usually in a fauxhawk style. He has emerald green eyes. His skin is clean without any scarring aside some on his hands and he has a couple of tattoos on his arms and chest. His style of clothing is a mixture of skater boy and street kid, but will wear a suit for more formal occasions.

Backstory: Provide a detailed backstory of your character, including any significant life events, turning points, or experiences that have shaped who they are. (Min: 100 words)

  • James was brought into this world on a cold Monday morning in the middle of winter at Pillbox Hospital, His parents Lilly and Theo, as well as his older brother Bruce, were full of joy to welcome him. His family lived in a little rundown house along Grove Street, a gang hotspot for shootings and turf wars. For the first few years of his life James would go to church with his family and he would get to know the local families and Grove St Families gang members thus giving them some safety within the chaos of the hood. In his early school years James wasn’t the greatest student, never completing his homework and always failing to hand in his assignments on time. He would rather be getting his hands dirty repairing things he found like his father did. His brother was the academic of the family, getting good grades in all his classes. But one fateful afternoon as the two boys were walking home from school a stray bullet from a rival neighborhood gang struck Bruce in the chest, He was rushed to hospital but didn’t survive the incident. From that moment James realized it was on his shoulders to do better at school so he could land a great job and provide a better life for his family. After completing high school James went on to a community college to do automotive repair courses, his passion for cars driving him forward. After completing community college with a degree in automotive repair James would help the local gang members fix up their cars for cash, a lot of the time he would strip down abandoned cars he located around the city and use those parts in the repairs. Once he had enough money saved up he bought a second hand car from a used car lot. With the knowledge he had and the help of his mother and father the old busted up car became something half decent. That’s when James fell into the world petty crime, street racing and get away driving were great ways to make fast money but the risks were high. Always trying to stay one step ahead of the law was becoming more difficult with the introduction of new police tech and better vehicles. It was James’s ultimate dream to be employed as a mechanic within the city so he could leave the life of crime behind him, but his love of burning rubber and roaring engines will never leave him.

Current Situation: What is your character’s current situation within the state of San Andreas? Are they new to the state, or have they been there for a while? (Min: 50 words)

  • James has lived in the city his whole life. He has ventured outside of the city limits up to Sandy Shores and Paleto Bay for employment but most of his time is spent within Los Santos.

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