Chris Keusink's Education
Stanford University - Bachelor's in Biology
One of his best memories was his time at Stanford's Hopkins Marine Laboratory in Monterey.
Cal State University, San Jose - Master's in Marine Biology
The majority of Chris Keusink's studies were at Moss Landing Marine Laboratory.
Willamette University - Doctor of Jurisprudence
Willamette University is a private law school in Salem, Oregon and during Chris Keusink's first year of law school he clerked for the firm of Garrett, Seidemann, Robertson, Hemann, and DeMuniz.
Chris Keusink's Early Years
Chris Keusink moved to Brookings, Oregon when he was eleven years old. His parents were the owners of the local newspaper, the Brookings-Harbor Pilot now the Curry Coastal Pilot.
Chris started school in Brookings in the sixth grade and graduated from Brookings-Harbor High School in 1969. He was inspired by a special teacher to focus on fisheries and biology. Chris Keusink played football and wrestled in high school, but his first passion was fishing.
During high school and part of his college years, Chris Keusink worked as a deckhand on a Brookings salmon charter boat.
While majoring in Biology at Standford University, Chris Keusink was a fencer (foil) on the Stanford fencing team, an avid SCUBA diver and the head of an underwater research team as well.
Chris Keusink's passions (besides law) are his family (wife and four kids), fishing, gardening, camping, reading, and travel abroad. Chris Keusink does his own canning, fish smoking, and apple pressing. He still loves the wilderness and the ocean.