Charles lives in Wheelock, Texas which is northeast of Bryan/College Station, Texas with his wife, Dena, and the boss, Urlacher. He grew up in Houston but is a 'country' soul through and through. He attended Texas A&M University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture. He later attended Sam Houston State University receiving his Masters of Education.
He began teaching in Franklin ISD in 1980 as a CVAE teacher; then became high school Ag Science teacher. In 2000 he was appointed principal of Franklin High School and in 2005 became a District level administrator.
He has always had a passion for the outdoors and wildlife. In the summer of 2008 just before a trip to Alaska he bought his first Nikon and the rest is history.
He and his wife have one son, Charles Henry, who lives in Anaheim Hills, California, with his wife Melody.