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After graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Mississippi, Chris spent several years as a special education teacher. He moved to Sacramento, California, where he became a specialty coffee professional.

After receiving a degree in journalism, he co-hosted and produced Meaning What — a weekly podcast focused on conversations missing in contemporary art culture — alongside Sean Ang and Mason Hershenow.

Currently, Chris is a Happiness Engineer at Automattic.