Chris is a 3rd generation Navy Veteran. He was born in Muskegon, MI and graduated from Fruitport High School in 2005. Chris enlisted into the Navy in 2011 as a Hospital Corpsman. He was stationed in Pensacola, FL at the Naval Hospital where he worked on the Labor and Delivery ward and later in the Physical Therapy Clinic. Chris separated from the Navy in 2015 and enrolled at UWF in pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science. After graduating UWF, Chris plans to attend Graduate School to get his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.