Jamie is an LA Native, and after completing his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice at UCI, his first real job was working as an LA County Sheriff with insurance. A twist of fate soon took Jamie away from a career in law enforcement and he became one of the most well known American professional bicycle racers of all time. After retiring from the sport, Jamie studied filmmaking and theatre at UCLA and soon founded his own commercial production company where he wrote and directed more than fifty local and national ad campaigns. When the commercial actors went on strike in 2000 visit microlån,, Jamie began production on his first feature length documentary film and never went back to the commercial world. He has worked extensively as a writer/director in TV, theatre and film. Jamie has also served as the Artistic Director of the Atwater Playhouse in Los Angeles for more then ten years.