Dr. Jimmy Sites is a professional speaker, best-selling author, and award-winning television producer and host. Jimmy’s doctorate is in biblical communications, and he has taught on the university level. His current television series, Spiritual Outdoor Adventures with Jimmy Sites, is in its 16th season on the air on Dish Network and DirecTV and other networks, and it also airs in Russia, Ukraine, and Ecuador. In 2014 Jimmy was named American Outdoor Sportsman of the Year by the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame. His speaking engagements and adventures take him all over the world, including filming a documentary with a Stone Age Indian tribe in the Amazon Jungle. Jimmy is a strong advocate of conservation, and he has been interviewed on many radio and television talk shows including Fox News with Gretchen Carlson, and on multiple occasions by MSNBC. In 2012 Jimmy became a cartoon character in “Kids Korner Outdoors with Jimmy Sites,” and 27 cartoons have been produced teaching children ages 4-12 the various safety measures and ethics related to outdoor sports. Jimmy also serves as a spokesperson for several nonprofit organizations, including 29 years for Compassion International – a child development organization that cares for over 1.5 million children in 26 Third World countries. In 2015 Jimmy began writing country music songs and has had 5 songs recorded by artists, including “Enough Left for Tonight” co-written with songwriterof-the-year Jimmy Yeary and recorded by the Henningsens. Jimmy is married to Amanda Mullens (married May 1984) who taught Science at TW Hunter Middle School for several years, and they have two biological children, Christin (born August 1989) and Jonathan (born January 1992). Christin and Jonathan both graduated from Beech High School. Jonathan was the co-captain of the 2009 Beech football team that won the 5A state championship. Jimmy and Amanda also offered their home to 18-year-old Beech student Mary Kirby, and she lived with the Sites family until she married at the age of 23. Jimmy and Amanda live in a log home on the edge of a wooded hollow between Hendersonville and Whitehouse.