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My self-summary
Profile Updated 6/21/2017

My name is James Michael Ross,
almost the same as the character Michael James Ross from the show Suits.

You have my permission to Google & Facebook Stalk away!

I was born in Maryland a few miles outside of DC in Takoma Park. Most of my family and friends still live in the DMV area.

(DC, Maryland & Virginia) NOT the Department of Motor Vehicles!

I am one part Eric Thomas, one part Trevor Noah, one part Grant Cardone & a soupçon of Ghost from Power.

Kaizen !!!

I love trying new things! Who wants to jump out of a plane and or go scooba diving with me?

Based on a test I just took. My personality type is ISTP although I don't know how accurate those test are. I will take a few more times to get a accurate result.

I really strive to be an honest interested man not an interesting one.

My Mom and Grandparents raised me right ! I do my best to be respectful of others. I give my time at every opportunity within reason.

I wish to develop & maintain healthy relationships with positive like minded people.

You are the 5 people you spend the most time with ! Circle of influence.

I work hard to create a strong, mind, body. I lead by example and intend to leave a legacy to my family.

I strive to be honest, forgiving patience, and open minded.

Please Please do not message me if you are not interested in communicating over the phone Skype or face time. Face to face would be ideal. I am NOT looking for a pen pal or a text relationship. I'm not interested in being catfished AGAIN ! LMFAO! yes it's that serious.

I will tell you all about it when we meet and get froyo or a crepe ! :-)

Do not contact me if you are addicted to social media and or reality television and have not read a book since you graduated college or high school. It is likely we will have nothing in common.

If you are close minded, judgemental, overly religious, we definitely will not be a good fit.

I don't care if you are atheist, agnostic, Jehovah's Witness, Christian, Hindu, Jewish Muslim or a Buddhist.

I am more concerned about who you are as a person and how you treat others then what religion you believe in or don't believe in.

I'm a sapiosexual, please teach me something meaningful. Sorry ladies I don't care to learn about Kim K or the housewives.

Physical attraction, race and ethnicity are not as important to me as the qualities listed below. I am attracted to a womyns intellect.

I'm seeking an emotional available, mature, genuine, intelligent woman who is striving to live a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

I value self awareness, compromise and directness when resolving interpersonal issues. I would like to meet someone I can grow with in a healthy relationship.

If you believe a mutualistic relationship is imperative and that commitment, communication and intimacy are keys to a healthy relationship, we could be a match.

I am an introverted extrovert and can be somewhat nervous at first, although I'm told it's not noticeable. 

I am a non conformist. I am definitely not the type who follows many conventional norms in any aspect of life, professional, educational, financial, political or religiious. 

I am an outside the box free thinker. I value my family, friends and my time. I make my significant other a priority. I wear my heart on my sleeve.

I attended both Widener and Towson University. I studied business management. I left after my first semester of my junior year to work for myself.

I am very entrepreneurial minded.

I am a licensed real estate agent. I have my 2-14 Life Insurance license. I am considering getting my series 6 investment license next year.

I invest in realestate, I have a few rental properties I own and manage; two of which are vacation rentals.

I own a poker training site. I play and coach poker professionally. No I'm not addicted to gambling. I have used the monies from poker to pay off my student loans pay off my car and purchase serval properties.

I have not had a "real job" or worked for anyone since I was seventeen.

I do not want and have never wanted a traditional job. I enjoy my freedom and never having to wake up to an alarm.

I like business and real estate. If you are interested in either that's definitely a plus.

My passion is financial planning and helping others reach their goals. I teach financial literacy success principles and provide money mentorship.

I consider myself a humanist feminist and a womynist.

My deal breakers include the following, doesn't want to have children or not open to adoption, poor hygiene, irresponsible with money and not willing to learn and improve upon their financial literacy, no car, ( only in locations that require one) lack of patience, selfishness, flakiness, gold diggers, sugar babies, ineffective communication skills, using sarcasm as the main form of communication when disuscussing serious topics, inability to fuffill their partners primary love language, values religion over social justice, close minded (homophobic, transphobic, sexist or otherwise intolerant of various groups), wants to raise children religious, not connected to or ignorant to the current black experience-- indifferent attitude, home body ALL the time, someone that need or require a great deal of time, (I prefer quality over quantity), doesn't respect understand or support my grind, disrespectful of peoples time, complacently ,no desire to grow as an individual, no manners or poor manners, the over use of profanity ( some is fine just not every other sentence) has children, habitually abuses alcohol and drugs, not family oriented, taller then 5'5 doesn't enjoy giving oral sex and lastly entitled personalities.

Please message me if you would like to know more.
What I’m doing with my life
My main focus has been on self improvement and life balance. I have been trying to pay more attention to excercise and nutrition.

I joined a tennis league in 2017 and play a few times a week. I also go to Orange Theory Fitness twice a week.

I have lost over twenty pounds the last few years. . I know its not a lot and plan to step it up the next 6 months.

I love food. Im a wannabe foodie. I am considering taking a cooking class. If you know how to cook I would love to learn.

I spend a lot of time on my education mostly non traditional. I listen to all types of podcast and audio books.

My goal is to read/listen to 52 books in 52 weeks in 2017. I have read 24 I am currently on pace.

I taught myself how to build a website. My site went live in November 2014.
I plan on updating it professionally at the end of this year.

I got my real estate license early 2016.
I got my life insurance license in late 2016.

If you want to know more please send me a message.
I’m really good at
Giving financial advice, poker, listening, being adaptive, thinking creatively, thinking objectively, not following conventional norms, setting and reaching my goals, conquering challenges and playing tennis.
The first things people usually notice about me
My genuine smile and my extraordinary height lol. I have been told I look tall in my pictures. I'm 5'6.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
My favorite books Rich Dad Poor Dad and The Slight Edge.

I also enjoyed the 4 hour work week, The Millionare Next Door, The Millionaire Realestate Investor, The Emyth, Think & Grow Rich, Emotional Intellignece, How to win friends and influence people, 10x Rule Millionaire Fast Lane and Willpower.

I read a lot of poker books as well.

I use to watch a lot of tv during my online poker days. I still watch several shows usually while playing. I do not like reality television. Some of my favorite shows current and past include.

Westworld, Power, Leftovers, Last Ship, The Strain, Entourage, House of cards, 24, Prison Break, Damages, Dexter, Shameless, The Wire, Mad Men, The Killing, Who Killed Emily Rose, Deadwood, Lost, Alias, Tudors, Breaking Bad, Sons of Anarchy, Californication, Weeds, Big C, Nurse Jackie, Nikita, Rome, Last Resort, The Good Wife, True Blood, Awake, Chuck, The L Word, Homeland, GOT, The Borges, Battlestar Galatica, Scandal, Walking Dead, Nashville, Vampire Diaries, Chicago Code, Falling Skys, Blue Bloods, Smash, Dexter, The 100, Hell On Wheels, Spartacus, House Of Lies, Elementary, Revenge, Shark Tank, Jericho, Sopranos, The Following, Black List, The Affair, Narcos, Daredevil , Orange is the New Black , 13 reasons, Imposters, Suits, How to get away with murder, Bloodline, Luther, Billions, The Affair, Sneaky Pete, Black Mirror, Luke Cage, Better Call Saul, The Night of, The Wire, Anerican Horror Story, The Americans, American Crime & Black Sails.

I like all types of movies except for horror.

Some of my foods include Italian,Tai, Seafood, Sushi Jamaican, Spanish, French, Greek Colombian Chinese, Indian, BBQ, Mexican & anything breakfast.

Favorite meals.

Maryland crabs, penne with vodka with shrimp and scallops, raviolli with gorgonzola sauce, white tail sushi and sashimi, eggs Michael and eggs Benedict waffles and Veal Parm seafood Penang curry chicken pad tai and shrimp quesadillas, kahdi paneer, butter chicken, chicken korma.

Music I'm very open. I listen to hip hop r&b slow jams classical rap jazz fusion , Motown some country, EDM, some alternative , some soft rock, some club music, some pop. I enjoy GoGo, salsa techno, ska and reggae and at the club.
Six things I could never do without
Listening to my podcast and audio books that give me new perspective and a wealth of knowledge.

Tasting, smelling and enjoying a new dish at a unique restaurant.

Enjoying adventurous outings with friends and family with lots of laughter.

Traveling to new destinations and seeing and experiencing the culture.

Healthy intellectual discussions and debate that expand the mind.

Intimacy and physical touch, kissing cuddling and of course sex. GGG
I spend a lot of time thinking about
My food addiction lol and how long it will take me to lose 15 more lbs, what travel adventure and cruise I should take next.
On a typical Friday night I am
I like to unwind with a delicious meal; sushi, Thai or Italian and have a Netflix binge or I'm playing poker.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm a lightweight when it comes to drinking alcohol, my socks never match, I get a manicure & pedicure once a month, I'm a ass guy, my father left my Mom, me and my sister when I was seven.
You should message me if
You enjoy or have the desire to travel.

If you are the type of woman who considers themselves to to be a mix of an introvert and extrovert.

I don't like to go out all the time like I did when I was in my early twenties but I don't like to be in the house all the time either. Balance is key.

You're not content or complacent and value self improvement and personal development. Let's grow together !

You are supportive of your partner.

You don't conform to gender roles and expectations. I can cook for you and throw clothes into washer machine to.

You are not judgmental and are accepting and or respectful of all religions and beliefs systems.

If you are a humanist by nature.

You are accepting and respectful of my beliefs. I'm agnostic with a touch of diesm.

I went to Christian school elementary and middle and a Catholic high school and have Athiest, Jewish and Muslim friends.

You can hold an intelligent conversation.

You are emotionally available, financially responsible and a free thinker.

You enjoy being active, but also enjoys a Netflix binge here and there,

You enjoy cooking, like dogs, movies, Netflix sports ( Lets Go Skins ! )

You are caring, genuine, honest, fun trustworthy, open minded and seeking a committed relationship.

You are financially literate or willing to learn.

You own you own place or have aspirations to do so.

If any of this NOT ALL sounds like you. Send me a message and we can see where things lead.

IG. Thepokerproneur & RossofRe

The two of us