James Ling was born and raised in Staten Island, NY. He discovered boxing for fitness and found the challege of fighting motivating and life changing.
James enjoys the sport as well as the wonderful people he meets in it. " boxing is the greatest gift you can give a kid" as he describes his desire to help our Give A Kid A Dream participants.
James' dad is his personal hero as he is self made and battled through adversity to become the prominent physician his is today. He provided a great life for his children as he instilled important values, including charity and compassion along with modeling a strong work ethic.
FAVORITE SONG - Eminem - Till I Collapse - This may be the bout of the evening.
Currently residing in Manhattan James works at UBS.