Don "Christian" Chavis, is from Pembroke, North Carolina, located in rural Robeson County and graduated with a degree in Computer Science, concentrating in Cybersecurity with a minor in International Studies. He is currently enrolled at UNC Charlotte pursuing a Masters of Science in Cybersecurity with a concentration in Network Security while working Full Time as an Info Security Engineer at Bank of America. Christian had a wide variety of experiences at UNC Charlotte such as studying abroad in Germany, Austria, England, Scotland, and also Japan. As part of his civic engagement project, Christian led the College Readiness Program, a program that educates and engages Charlotte youth about the college application process from start to finish. Christian attributes his accomplishments to the Levine Scholars Program for their constant nurturing and family-oriented nature that kept him focused and rejuvenated during the best and worst of times.