Chris Woodhull was born in Puerto Rico, the son of a U.S. Air Force pilot. Throughout his childhood, his family traveled extensively, landing in places like Brazil, California, Nebraska, Alabama and Massachusetts. Chris has over 20 years of inner-city experience and is the founder of TRIBE ONE, an at-risk urban youth ministry in Knoxville, Tenn. He also has served on the Knoxville City Council for eight years while leading five different public processes, one of which resulted in an Innovation in Government Award from the city. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and has studied negotiation at Harvard Law School. He is currently the director of civic engagement for the Mission Chattanooga in Chattanooga, Tenn.