The former Bachelor took to Instagram on Thursday to post a photo of himself and Kirkconnell at a school as part of the ABC Food Tours and BlockFi partnership. In the pic, the two interact with a student, teaching a group of kids about financial literacy.
"The gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it out of others 🙏🏾" James wrote, explaining that they focused on teaching the kids about savings accounts, crypto currency, budgeting and more. "Our goal is (and always has been) to provide access to resources, individuals, & opportunities so that our students can make informed decisions for themselves and their families 🙌🏾."
"She was like, 'If you're going to make this work, let's do it. But, if you’re not going to make it work, I’m going to let you do your own thing,'" James recalled during the latest episode of the Pomp podcast. "That’s really all I needed. It was an ultimatum that I needed. It’s been great."
"It was honestly a commitment that we made to each other that we were going to work on the relationship," he continued. "There came a point in time where it was evident that my working on the relationship looked different than Rachael’s because I wasn’t really honoring that commitment that I made to working on the relationship."