Visual storyteller Christopher T. Assaf lives in Austin, Texas. He works throughout Texas, the Gulf Coast, Southwest, Midwest and available to go almost anywhere. He is an experienced photojournalist specializing in sports, portrait, lifestyle, magazine, corporate, pet, commercial & wedding. He is an award-winning video editor and cinematographer.
While waiting for the last day of school to end, Tearrin McLaurin (right) does spot work on Makayla Loudemilke's (center) hair as she and Latisha Garner (left) put braids in teacher Aileen Mercado's. The Highlandtown Middle School sixth-graders were a part of Mercado's first year teaching in the district after being recruited from the Philippines.