Chris' passion for personal finance began in college where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Finance with an emphasis in financial planning. Unfortunately, he graduated in the middle of a recession and found himself working as an accountant to pay the bills. Chris created Popcorn Finance in 2017 to pursue his true passion of helping others take control of their finances even though he was still working his day job. In its first year Popcorn Finance was named Best New Podcast by the Plutus Awards. Since launching Popcorn Finance Chris has been featured in the LA Times, Forbes, Vice, and CNBC. Chris has also been named one of the Top African-American Financial Gurus to follow in 2018, 2019, & 2020.