Chris Burke

Saint Leo University, Florida

The beard was born July 4th, 1985 attached to a baby that was named Christopher Burke. At first look everyone in the room knew thischild was destined for greatness and his accomplishments would be greatly influenced by his facial hair. At the age of 21 the beard made the decision to enlist in the United States Marine Corps seeking it's destiny. The beard enlisted for a length of 5 years where it deployed to countries to include Afghanistan, Thailand, Japan, and the Republic of Korea. After deploying to Afghanistan and recieving a Purple Heart the Beard then was honorably discharged and left his beloved corps to recieve a college education. Currently Beard is recieving a bachelor's in Multimedia mangement while double minoring in Sports Hospitality and Journalism. Beard is also a walk on student athlete that continues to try and motivate individuals through adversity.