Chris Mathews was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He got his first taste of journalism while writing for his high school newspaper, prompting him to pursue a degree in the field. Chris left Texas and headed north to study at the Missouri School of Journalism. He graduated with a degree in entrepreneurial journalism and a minor in business in May 2016, but returned to MU in August to pursue a master’s degree centered around digital design and production. This is his first semester hosting “Off the Clock” on KBIA. In his free time, you'll likely find Chris playing guitar with friends or watching his favorite sports team, the San Antonio Spurs.