James C Nortey is a 2nd Generation RtD graduate who grew up in Accra.
He graduated from the Academy in 2007 having won student-athlete scholarships to attend The Hotchkiss School and, subsequently, Marquette University in the USA.
At Marquette University, James is majoring in Social Welfare and Justice.
James plays in a forward position and was a three-time All-State and All-Region selection for soccer while attending the Hotchkiss School. He has also been named on the All-Big East First Team for three years during his time at Marquette University, where he has scored 26 goals in over 50 games.
James signed a professional contract with Akademisk Boldklub Gladsaxe (AB) making his debut for the Danish side on June 4, 2016.