Growing up in South Carolina, Chris learned the value of hard work at an early age. His mother worked 2-3 jobs to help support their family and his father was a bus driver for Greyhound Bus Lines. The values he learned at home encouraged him to serve his community and he joined the military while he was a senior in high school. Six months after graduating high school, at the age of 18, Chris proudly served our country in Operation Desert Storm. He was deployed near the Iraqi border in the town of King Khalid Military City and bravely performed duties in the operating room assisting in healing our wounded soldiers.
Upon returning from Saudi Arabia, Chris enrolled in Midlands Technical College and worked exceptionally hard earning transfer credits to the prestigious Howard University. While at Howard University, he was proud to serve as a student ambassador and Chapel usher in the historic Andrew Rankin Chapel. Constant mental toughness accompanied by hard work rewarded him with a BA degree in political science in only three years.
Accomplish amazing results
After graduating from Howard University he began his legal studies at the University of South Carolina Law School. While 99% of the students in law school studied in the law library, Chris spent countless hours in the courthouse studying the best and most talented litigators learning the necessary skills to accomplish amazing results.
serving our community
Today he continues his service to our community by humbly serving the citizens House District 73 in the South Carolina House of Representatives, elected in 2006 Chris is a ranking member of the Military, Municipal, and Medical committee and serves as the chairman of the Health and Environmental Affairs subcommittee.