Savanna Hope James was born on October 20, 1995 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She spent most of her childhood in Cowpens, South Carolina. She began acting at the age of 9 months old and dancing at the age of two. Savanna graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts from Limestone College in 2017 and with a Master's in Mass Communications from the University of South Carolina in 2018. Her resume includes: Tim Burton's "Big Fish," "Juwanna Man," "Angels in Heaven," "Mourning Portrait," "Childhood's End," "Alison," Mayfield Dairy Commercial, (National) Banquet Chicken Commercial, (National) Valvoline Commercial, (National) Walgreen's Commerical, WCNC Commercial, Medical College of GA Commercial, "HIC Skate" Reality Show, "Southern Fried Stings," "Cartoon Friday's" on Cartoon Network, "Palmetto Pointe," "The Fugitive," and "Shake, Rattle & Roll."