Jim has been on his own since he was 15. Sam ran when he was 12. He couldn't take Franks S**** anymore and Winnona has not come looking for him.
Jim meets "the Vulcan" as he will later take to calling him at 16
Jim gets help raising the kid(s) from T'pol of Vulcan who was a friend of Jim's Godmother Hoshi Saito.
Find a way to work in the bar scene.
*Bonus points for a multi birth (Twins or Triplets)
Boy Jim Preferred Girl!Jim accepted