From suffering depression and psychosis at school, James Bradley has become a role model to others after getting through to the finals of Mr Birmingham.
The 20-year-old from Oldbury wants to inspire others through the modelling contest, in which he is competing in March. He is now in his third year studying drama at Halesowen College.
The 20-year-old from Oldbury hopes to become Mr BirminghamBut once the catwalk and the stage were a distant dream. James suffered with depression while at school and was also diagnosed with psychosis.
He said if it was not for his mother and close family supporting him he would not be able to do what he is doing today.
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