Jamie Franks, 35, is a US Navy veteran of 17 years, and 8 overseas deployments. Still on active duty, he serves as a Navy Expeditionary Small Arms Marksmanship Instructor, Water Survival and Rescue Swimmer Instructor, Navy Rescue Swimmer, Operations Specialist, and Tactical Air Controller. Although a life-long shooting and gun enthusiast, Jamie was first introduced to competitive shooting in 2010 when he was recruited to compete on History Channel’s hit reality marksmanship competition television series ‘Top Shot Season-2’, and was invited back in 2013 to compete in the ‘Top Shot All-Stars’. Since 2010, Franks has become a Pro 3-Gun Shooter, and also competes in USPSA and IPSC Action Pistol, Action Shotgun, and Precision Long-Range Rifle. Outside the Navy, Jamie is also a private Combat & Personal Defense Shooting Instructor. Originally from rural North Carolina, he currently lives in San Diego, CA.