Jamie was born with the good sense of humor and genius traits. It was to a mother and a father. He was neglected by his father and his mom later divorced his dad and he aged into a child with the insane trait. After that, he started doing chemistry experiments on the table, but then he loved science so much and he got onto the science honor roll. His mom was very proud. Although he is really smart and talented, he has another side to himself. He freaks out and gets mad at anyone who tries disprove his scientific theories. He also hates it when someone else gets a problem wrong and makes fun of them. This makes him a bad tutor. He is loud and violent when he's angry and is not afraid to punch and hit anyone. He has had a few school suspensions to prove that.
He met Bella, who was in the 10th grade, during the science lab class where he was an 11th grade teacher assistant and offered to help her after school. Mortimer learned this during passing period and was hurt Bella didn't ask him for help because he is a science lover as well. He seems unsure of Jamie being the right tutor.