James Harvey Larsen (Born May 31, 1967 – Present)
James was born in Provo, Utah. He is the 7th of 9 children and is an identical twin, as he followed his brother by 10 minutes. He attended Rock Canyon Elementary, followed by Farrer Jr. High School, and then Timpview High School, Graduating with Honors in 1985. He continued schooling at Brigham Young University on a Trustees 4 year scholarship, studying Business and Spanish.
James is fluent in Spanish as he served a mission to the Spain, Seville, Mission, as a Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints from July 9 of 1986 until June 24 of 1988. He obtained his BA in Spanish in 1993, Graduating Cum Laude from Utah State University, where he decided to attend his Senior Year after taking a year off from School to work.
After working in various sales and support jobs, James started Gourmet Steaks Etc., LLC, which sells gourmet steaks, gourmet seafood, gourmet chicken, and gourmet Pork. It is a company with great promise and he is CEO, President and Founder. His Motto is "Everybody Eats, why not eat well!!" Being that he is a Latter Day Saint, or Mormon as the nickname goes, he does believe that one should eat meat sparingly. But, when one does, it ought to be great quality, he says.
He is the proud father of Kenneth James Larsen, born on October 10, 1996, and currently 16 years old. Nothing compares to being a father of a child, he says. KJ, as he is generally called by his 2 parents, is very intelligent and talented. His Father is extremely proud of him and happy to be his father.
Currently, James is battling Colorectal Cancer, likely in Stage 2, yet since he is young, he knows that he can beat it. In fact, regardless of age, James is a fighter and will not let something beat him. He subscribes to the adage "Never EVER EVER give up" when it comes to challenges in life.
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