George and Olivia Ashton, characters in The Freshman and The Sophomore series, are successful business majors and are leading their own investment company. They are James's parents. They make their first appearance in Book 1, Chapter 13.
George and Olivia have black hair, dark skin and brown eyes. George wears a dark blue suit, a light blue shirt with a purple tie and a purple handkerchief, and Olivia a white blouse with earrings.
James is George's and Olivia's son, but their relationship doesn't seem to be very affectionate. In The Sophomore, Book 1, they attended his graduation and are very proud of him.