Marketing Teacher Chris Barnes


Madelyn Dudley, Staff Reporter

Chris Barnes is a Marketing teacher who spends time bodybuilding. Chris started bodybuilding in 2012 and participated in 20 amateur shows between then and 2020. Throughout 2021-2022, he participated in 6 professional shows which required him to spend 2-3 hours in the gym, 7 days a week for 10-16 weeks while working at 100% of his energy until “near-death.”

“I love that it builds character, develops discipline, gives me purpose — structure teaches me to battle through adversity and holds me accountable.”