2019: Made collegiate debut against N.C. Central (Aug. 31) ... Recorded first start of collegiate career in conference opener at Winthrop (Sept. 27) ... Registered first career block against Florida A&M (Oct. 5).
High School: Played on varsity for five seasons at From the Heart Christian School … Named Team MVP four times (2015-18) … Led the team in kills, blocks, and aces each season from freshman to senior year … Made it to the Championship every year … Also ran the 100, 200, and 400 meters for the Glenarden Track Club, placing 3rd in the 100m as a freshman.
Club: Played for Grit Volleyball up an age level for the past three seasons … While playing for the Virginia Juniors 17’s team, played in the USA Volleyball Nationals in Minneapolis … Played in AAU Nationals in Orlando three times (15’s, 16’s, 18’s).
Personal: Taylor Mary James was born in Accokeek, Md., to Russell and Jeanette James Jr. … Worked as a summer intern at the Washington D.C. Attorney General’s Office for the past two years … Volunteered with the United States Attorney’s Office Leadership Academy and Martha’s Table to help feed the homeless in Washington, D.C. … Member of the National Honor Society and “A” Honor Roll from 2014-18 … Four-time Presidential Academic Award recipient … Won the Science Fair in 11th grade … Chose PC because of the family atmosphere, high academics, outstanding coaching staff, the opportunity to study abroad, and award-winning college professors … Intends to major in Pre-Law.