Playboy’s most popular playmate, Shannon James is on the hot search. She was charged with possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of stolen goods and possession of drug paraphernalia, $20,000 secured bond.
Profile of Shannon:
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Okla.
Spouse: Mark Nance
First job: The Limited in Shepherd Mall
Dream job: “Other than governor of the great state of Oklahoma – I have my dream job.”
Pets: Rhodesian ridgeback named Symba
Hobbies: Golf, running, spending time with seven nieces and nephews
Favorite type of food: Italian
Favorite type of music: Country, hip hop, ’80s rock
Favorite vacation spot: Maui
Shannon James is a brown-eyed platinum blonde with a stunning look. She was chosen as the Playmate of the Month for May 2007. Gorgeous Shannon became Miss May 2007 for the legendary, Playboy and perhaps the hottest fan of the Philadelphia Phillies in the world. James was noticed by Howard Stern like Jillian Grace who is Miss March 2005. Lindsay Campbell, Shannon’s best friends submitted several photographs of Shannon to the show, and Shannon was chosen to come in for an evaluation and invited for a test shoot. When she was attending the University of Central Florida at that time she was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.
Nowadays, Due to her heavy modeling career, James is now taking her classes online. James appeared on Hooters billboards as a cover girl for May 2008. She wants to be entertainment broadcaster for E! News Live. At the Playboy Golf events, she spends quite a bit of time on the golf course. In the popular column of Playboy.com, The Hookup, she offered advice to golf guys on how to best link up with ladies in a golf setting.
Shannon has got the President’s Club Service and Community Service awards from Rotary Club 29. Durocher’s Oklahoma City Business recognized Shannon as one of the Forty Under 40. She also serves on the board of the Downtown Club and Leadership Oklahoma City and was instrumental in creating the group’s LOYAL (Linking Oklahoma’s Young Adult Leaders) Program, which she co-chaired in its first two years.
Nance has volunteered and served in leadership positions in various civic and nonprofit groups which include Special Olympics, Arts Festival, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Septemberfest, Redbud Foundation, United Way and All Sports Association. She also serves as co-chair for the Women’s College World Series and chairman of the Big XII Basketball Championship.
In 2002, for the White House Conference on Women, she served as a delegate and also as a committee member for Gov. Keating’s Conference for Women. In 2001, she also received the Governor’s Commendation on Leadership and was elected as a delegate to the 2000 Republican National Convention.