Meet Our Team
Chris Chavez, Program Coordinator
Chris Chavez is a Bay Area native who joined the Retention Services team (formerly Owl Scholars) in June 2017.
After graduating from Saratoga High School, Chris earned a Bachelor's Degree in History from the University of Michigan. After college, Chris moved back to California in the Sacramento area.
Prior to Foothill, Chris worked at Sacramento State for six years in the athletic department, as both an academic coach for student-athletes and volunteer assistant for the Hornet Football team. During his time there, Chris had the fortune of working with a diverse group of students who inspired him to pursue a career in public education.
While in Sacramento, Chris earned a Master's Degree in Higher Education from Drexel University's Center for Graduate Studies, located down the street from the state capitol building.