Jamie represented Mount Pleasant in cross-country and track from 1991-1995. During those years he achieved six individual state championships, including 1992 and 1994 Division I cross-country championships, 6 course records (Delaware and Pennsylvania), 3x All-State selection.
In his senior year (1994-1995) he was the Division I Cross-Country State Champion, state’s cross-country MVP award winner, invitational winner at Sallies, St. James and Diamond State (3200), Division I State Champion in the 1600 and 3200, represented Delaware at the AAU Cross-Country and Track & Field Championships.
While attending East Carolina University from 1995-1999, Jamie was a three-time ECU team MVP, All-Conference and All-Academic selection. During the 1996 cross-country season he was first ECU runner to achieve all conference, helping to lead his team to their highest finish in school history. While at ECU he set the then-university record in the 8,000 and still remains on the school record board for 5k, 8k and 10k.