Emily Violet James (nee Valentine) was a resident of Tree Hill, North Carolina. Originally from Charleston, West Virginia Emily was born to a nurse and race track owner. Emily is portrayed by Dianna Agron.
Emily was born on May 31, 1989 in Charleston, West Virginia to Annette and Albert Valentine. Emily is a very cheerful and optimistic person and always to sticks to telling the truth. Her parents moved to Tree Hill in hopes of finding a school that's right for her since discovering she would suffer from Asperger's much like her eventual husband Jacob James.