Christopher Rector is a native East Tennessean. He is a disabled retired Army First Sergeant. He also served as a Deputy Sheriff in rural East Tennessee. He enjoys the Japanese martial art of Kendo. He spent eight years living in Japan learning this martial art while on military assignment in Japan. He has participated in International kendo fights all over the world. He owned and operated a kendo school in Ireland.
He performed in the Opera "Andrea Chenier" with the Teatro Comunale di Bologna opera company. During his military service in West Germany in 1985. He spent every day in the same room with Deputy fuhrer Rudolf Hess in Berlin's Spandau Prison.