Chris Hunt is a life long resident of Clermont County, Ohio where he grew up on his parents' horse farm. He and his wife, Tina, have lived in the Owensville vicinity since they were married. Chris attended the University of Cincinnati where he received an associate's degree in education. He went on to receive a bachelor's degree from Northern Kentucky University, majoring in elementary and special education. Chris began teaching for Western Brown Local Schools in 1998, where he has taught special education, language arts, history, and social studies. He attended classes part time through Wright State University to receive his Master's Degree.
Chris has been very active in the 4-H program in Clermont County for the majority of his life, taking part in 4-H camping programs, advisory committees, and club activities in which he has been a 4-H advisor for 25 years. He and Tina have had their own club for 10 years, and are also consultants with the Clermont County Junior Fair Board in the dairy cattle and small animal programs. Chris is also very active with the Masonic Lodge. Chris and Tina have always been greatly interested in animals, especially cats and dogs. In addition to helping some of the many local strays they have taken in, they also donate to animal rescue groups whenever possible.