|Full name||James Bernard Walsh|
|Born||December 23, 1986|
Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||154 lb (70 kg)|
|College team||University of Florida (U.S.)|
Walsh accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he swam for coach Gregg Troy's Florida Gators swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 2004 to 2008. Walsh graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science in 2008.
Walsh is the Filipino national record holder in the 200-meter butterfly.