He is Jason Voorhees' 69th victim.
He is a Lakeview High Student. He's first seen on his parents' boat having sex with his girlfriend Suzi Donaldson He tells her the story of Jason Voorhees afterwords. The boat's anchor ends up striking an underwater cable, bringing Jason out of incapacitation. He scares Suzi with a hockey mask, unaware that the real Jason has climbed aboard his boat armed with a spear gun. Taking the mask, Jason shoots at the couple, Suzi fleeing in terror while leaving Jim behind. Jason kills him by putting the spear gun into him and rips out his innards.