Chris Lovell was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was raised in Shreveport, Louisiana. He graduated from LSU-Shreveport while playing college basketball, and earned his Master’s Degree in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Chris is married to Amanda and they have three children: Paxton, Bowman, and Kerrington.
Chris served for 18 years in Student Ministry (Germantown Baptist Church and Prestonwood Baptist Church) while coaching basketball at various levels each year. God called Chris to pursue his love of coaching students in basketball on a full-time basis 7 years ago. Chris led a nationally ranked high school basketball program that won 5 consecutive Texas 5A State Championships and has placed student-athletes at every level from the college ranks to the NBA. Chris is currently entering his second year as the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Bossier Parish Community College. His true passion is impacting students’ lives and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. Chris lives out this passion through speaking engagements to thousands of students every year at conferences and camps.