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Who’s Jimmy?


Certified Personal Trainer
Corrective Exercise Specialist
Speed and Explosion Specialist
Performance Enhancement Specialist
Master’s Degree in Exercise Science

Jimmy Carter

James, also known as Jimmy, is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is also a Certified Speed and Explosion Specialist through the National Academy of Speed and Explosion. Jimmy is also a certified Performance Enhancement Specialist and Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He has a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science with a concentration on Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention from California University-Pennsylvania. Jimmy received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Psychology Pre-Pharmacy track. While at Illinois, Jimmy played football and was a member of the 2007-2008 team that went to the Rose Bowl. Jimmy’s dedication and love for the game led him to pursue a professional football career. In 2010, Jimmy was given a 9.4 out of 10 combine grade by Elite Pro Football Combines (now known as NFL regional combines), results impressive enough to get him a once in a lifetime opportunity with the New Orleans Saints. Jimmy’s best combine numbers?

          4.34 40-yard dash

          3.97 20-yard shuttle

          43-inch vertical jump

          11-foot broad jump

          20 – 225 lbs bench repetitions

          7.01 L drill

He currently uses his knowledge and experience to work with some of the best athletes in the country at Acceleration Sports Performance in Naperville Illinois. Jimmy is dedicated to helping those get the best results whether their dream is to play college sports, or it’s a person looking to get their weight and health back in order.