Christopher Belmarez grew up on the east side of Houston, Texas and attended the University of Texas. After graduating, he joined the United States Navy and served on the USS Theodore Roosevelt where he deployed to the Persian Gulf. Christopher served in the Navy for six years, working in the Nuclear Reactor Department. He now serves as the President of the Military and Veterans Law Society as well as the Vice President of the Hispanic Law Student Association. During his 1L summer he got married and worked at a boutique litigation firm in Austin, Texas. Outside of law school, Christopher enjoys exercising and watching sports with family and friends.