Christopher Kelly is a proud native of Prince George’s County. He is a son of immigrants. His mother is from Guatemala and his father is from the Dominican Republic.
Chris grew up in the city of Clinton where he graduated from Surrattsville High School. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Towson University and currently serves as an Executive Assistant for the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services where he assists in the coordination and delivery of services to children, foster youth, and vulnerable adults in the county.
One of his most recent projects involved serving as a Project Manager over a grant funded initiative to raise awareness regarding human trafficking in Prince George’s County public schools and in the community.
Chris has worked in the areas of community engagement, public relations, and political affairs. He is devoted to public service and regularly volunteers in the community by performing community service projects, mentoring youth, and participating in speaking engagements.
In 2006, he was recognized by the Mayor of the city of Baltimore for his commitment to public service. In 2007, he was awarded the State of Maryland Local Government Volunteer award and in 2010 he received the Department of Commerce Bronze Medal Award for Superior Federal Service.
Chris is a 2017 Fellow in the Texas-based Latino Center for Leadership Development Academy and serves as the only fellow from the east coast.