Jim Lee was a man born of little means but with a strong desire to better himself through hard work and a good education.
Jim played sports as a youth, served in the US Navy, and graduated from the US Naval Academy Preparation School. He attended several universities and graduated from East Carolina. He worked for the NC Department of Transportation until his retirement.
Jim made good decisions and invested wisely. He was a Christian man who wanted to share his fortune to help strengthen the Christian Community.