Chris is a native of south Louisiana, born and raised in Baton Rouge. Prior to joining the Pelican Institute, Chris worked for his family’s business and local campaigns. He also spent time working with a nonprofit that advocates for Christians persecuted around the world. Chris received his master’s degree from LSU’s Manship School, where he served as the Project Coordinator for the Wrongful Convictions Project.
Chris still resides in Baton Rouge with his lovely bride, Lesley. He is a member of Community Bible Church.