Chris is a native El Pasoan, born and raised in the Sun City. He is a proud graduate of Montwood High School (class of 1997), and was fortunate to continue his studies at the University of Notre Dame (class of 2001). Upon receiving a business degree from the Golden Dome, Chris returned home and began working in the field of education for a local school district. He continued his education by receiving a masters in education from UTEP in 2006 and completed his doctoral dissertation in the Educational Leadership and Foundations department at UTEP in May of 2011. Chris is undoubtedly a passionate and vocal supporter of the Fighting Irish, but also follows wholeheartedly the Chicago Cubs and Dallas Cowboys.
Chris now resides in the sunny city of Santa Clara, California with his wife Stephanie and has two sons, CJ and Mateo.