Thomas James "T.J. aka The Tortoise" Turtle is the main deuteragonist in The Tortoise and the Hare and the co-tritagonist of the TV series Harry and Friends. He was the slow-and-steady turtle who won the race. The Tortoise is also a friend of Harry D. Rabbit, Amy Fourpaws, Earl Earwax, The Hare, Stinky Jones and Spot and is a disc jockey of the band Journey Kids. He has a younger sister named Sammy Turtle who is Earl Earwax's love-interest and he lives with his sister, mom, grandma and grandpa. His dad died from typhoid fever (aged 39) when he was 8 years old. His birthday is November 29 and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius and is eyes are lime green. His favorite color is green and his favorite food is dumplings. His favorite costume is his Wolf costume from Little Red Riding Hood which he wears when trick-or-treating and in school plays like Little Red Riding Hood.
- Favorite Song from the Beach Talent Show: "Man In The Mirror", "Strung Out" and "We Are The World"
- Favorite Costume: The Wolf from Little Red Riding Hood
- Favorite Troll: Biggie