Chris  Kawell

Chris Kawell

Standing: Senior
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
Chris enjoys working with computers and hopes to have a job as a video game and artificial intelligence designer someday. However, he has many other interests as well. In high school, he employed his musical talents in playing the piano and won various awards for his performances. His freshman and sophomore years at Samford, he helped organize the TEDx event at Samford, and he was the Event Organizer for the event his junior year. He also was named the State Champion of the National Grocers Association and competed in the national competition in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chris worked as a Cashier at Publix from 2013 to 2016 and now works in the IT department of Starnes Davis Florie law firm. In the summer of 2015, Chris went on a Samford mission trip to Ecuador. This summer, he will be attending the Emerging Interface Technologies research program at Iowa State University.