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Mr. Chris Herrera

Born and raised in Houston, Texas. Graduated high school from J. Frank Dobie. Received a football scholarship to University of Lousiana Monroe and was on their 1987 National Championship Football Team.  Worked 26 years as a probation officer in Harris County.  Retired and was home with my kids 6 years before deciding to start a new career as a teacher.  


Family: Married 27 years to my college sweetheart.  Have two boys, oldest is 22 and is currently a Junior at the United States Air Force Academy majoring in Civil Engineering.  He plays football for the Air Force Academy and is the starting Defensive End.  My youngest son gradudated high school May 2021 and is a freshman at McMurry University where he too is playiing football and pursuring an Enviromental Science degree. We have 3 Labrador Retrievers, Milly, Dixie, and Beau.  


Hobbies: My number one hobby is my family. We enjoy spending our time in the outdoors.  We are avid fishermen and duck hunters.  We also enjoy camping and touring Texas in our RV.  Sports has taken up most of our time growing up.  It was a great way to be with our kids, yet allowing sports to help build character, confidence, built lasting relationships with their coaches, family and friends.   



J. Frank Dobie High School class of 1984

University of Louisiana Monroe

Graduated Stephen F. Austin State University



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