Weightlifter who created the 5/3/1 Training Program. He has more than 40,000 followers on his jimwendler Instagram account.
He was a three time letter winner at the University of Arizona where he played football.
He squatted 1000 pounds at the Elite Lifter with a total of 2,375 pounds at his belt.
He was pictured with his father and son on Instagram in September 2016. All are named James.
He and Mark Bell are both Elite Lifters.