• Prove Magazine Team

James Thompson "Jae Tea" - Mableton, GA

Updated: Jun 16


Why don’t you tell us about yourself, how would you describe yourself?


Born in Brooklyn NY, raised in Richlands, North Carolina -now living in Atlanta. I call it Brooklyn Bred, NC Fed...ATL is where I lay my head. I am a confident but humble man. I live life with a smile, with the intent of Improving while also having a good time. I am a husband, father, son, brother, cousin, and friend that wants nothing but the best for all that I come in contact with. I love sports - Ny Giants, UNC Tarheels, and the Brooklyn Nets are my teams. I am a brother of the Leaf-Cigars and share this passion with my beautiful wife. I am a man that lives on the foundation of Improvement - knowing that as I strive for Improvement, I am better for myself and others that depend on me. I am an award-winning published Model (print and runway), 2 times best-selling author, Podcaster, award-winning Host, and rising actor. I am a believer in Mental Health Awareness and Wellness.


What do we need to know about your professional life?

Not much. I am an award-winning Inside Sales Account manager.


What would you say is something that makes you stand out from others?

My Versatility and Confidence.


Single or married? Tell us why you make a great mate?

Married. I am a great mate because of the woman I married!!!


What is something that you hope to improve about yourself?

Staying loyal without sabotaging my own ability to move forward.


What words of advice would you give to black men concerning staying positive in today's times?

  1. Know that asking for help is not a sign of weakness. Asking for help shows growth as a man that is unmeasurable.

  2. Stay True and Strong

  3. Know that younger eyes are always on you, so be in a way that you would want the next generation to be.

Name three things you can’t live without.

Music and the ability to laugh with family.


When bad things happen, how do you get through those times?

I accept my good with the bad. I believe there is a lesson within everything. So when bad things happen, I find the lesson in it -learn from it and move on. I basically make a bad thing into a positive moment towards my goal.


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