Chris is a creative leader and lifestyle expert with a proven track record of innovation and trend forecasting. Chris is a fourth-generation Colorado native who has experienced success on a national, and global level in technology, design and social responsibility. He co-founded Two Hype Action Ware the first urban sports brand to launch with the NBA, NFL and NCAA. , Co-founder of Two Hype “first to ever” start an urban sports brand with Greg Anthony of UNLV while he was in College. Two Hype designed National Champion’s UNLV winning t-shirt, “Shark Takes his Bite” He has been awarded as the creator in multiple categories including, designer of the Design of the Year at Kmart. He was the co-founder of SnoHype , that was awarded Snowboard Designer Brand of the Year.
Chris has led health care innovation within communities of color. He founded Keep Livin a digital health platform. , Multicultural market consultant for Kaiser Permanente launch of the Affordable Care Act for Kaiser and Colorado and Winner of StartupBootcamp Miami a digital health platform, links: Keep Livin Miami.
- Speaker at emerge America in Miami
- Black Tech Week Miami
- Art of Health Miami Art Basel
- Speaker at Connected Health 2016 in Washington DC
He has produced awarding winning sports talk show and was nominated for his film Thinking Blue dedicated to foster children. Creator and Founder of Thinking Blue: Voted as the Best Fundraiser Denver’s ever seen, by Denver Post. The film was featured at Tribeca Cinema. Genx7 he cofounded with Charles Johnson was co-executive producers for Gospel According to Mac a 30/30 ESPN series.
He was featured designer on the TLC Network for trend and styling. He produce a political roundtable with Hill Harper “Our Voices” where Angela Basset and Danny Glover spoke an attended.
As a national lecturer and public speaker, he was the commencement speaker at Oakwood University in Huntsville, AL. He was the designer for the Democratic National Convention in Denver when Obama was nominated. His design a basketball jersey that was featured as the most expensive gear for the convention.
Chris was the nominated for the Casey Family Foundation National Spokesperson for foster care in 2008 (https://www.casey.org/) and he Co-founded Project WE: a design program for foster care children in city of Las Vegas.
He was a lead member and a creative partner with the State of Colorado rebranding campaign ,more Links. We created a new identity for Colorado which led to our state visibility from a national and international stage.
Chris founded an urban farming program Soul 2 Soil with Denver Botanic Gardens and the Denver Housing Authority.
Two Hype was the lead brand manager for the Shaq brand at Reebok and went on to partner with him on the internet company, dunk, internet footwear company.