James I. Murfin was born in Wichita and has lived most of his life in Kansas, but with meaningful time also having been spent in Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, and Arizona. Mr. Murfin holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Friends University in Wichita, Kansas, a Juris Doctorate from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Murfin resides in Bel Aire, Kansas with his wife and children.