How did Jungle Jim become Jungle Jim?

Jim Manning (Jungle Jim) is a professional family entertainer based out of Somerville, MA. He has been a full-time performer since 2004. Jim has performed in over 200 libraries on topics ranging from world history to environmental education to most his most recent program teaching critical thinking through the science of simple machines. Having taught English in South Korea as well as having studied performing arts and writing at University, Jim is well-versed in entertaining and educating children, and creating programs for the entire family to enjoy.