This Fall I had the great honor of reading, “Black Privilege” by Charlamage Tha God. Like many of you,
Born on January 7th, in Dayton, Ohio. Christopher Michael Sumlin was born destined for Greatness. He comes from a tight-knit family, he is the second oldest of four children. Chris has two brothers and a younger sister. He grew up in a Christian household. His father was a minister and church was the basis of Chris’ young adult life. At age 14, Chris attended a high school called The Charles School at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH. With the love and support of family and mentors, Chris graduated from the school in five years earning both his high school diploma and Associate of Arts degree from Ohio Dominican University.
Chris recently graduated from the historic Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia majoring in Cinema, Television & Emerging Media Studies. After taking classes such as Intro to Television, Intro to Film and Screenplay I; Chris has been inspired and hopes to one day be a television producer that creates family friendly, inspiring television. In the summer of 2015, Chris interned at both FOX Studios and the BET Awards in Los Angeles, California. During his time in Los Angeles Chris spent a lot of time alone reflecting and learning about life. His adventures inspired him to write his debut book, “Dealing With This Thing Called Life” which was released on April 6th, 2016. The book is available where ever books are sold.
Chris currently attends Boston University where he is pursuing a Master of Science degree in Television Producing & Management. He will graduate in January of 2019.