Private First Class Chandler Baptiste is a member of the Louisiana National Guard as a bridge builder. He has been singing and acting in plays since he was 8, but stepped away to focus on sports and his passion for instruments. He returned with Cutting Edge’s production of Hairspray. Since then he has acted in Beauty and the Beast and We Will Rock You. He continues to act as he pursues his bachelor’s in Criminal Justice at Southeastern Louisiana University and a commission into Active Duty Army. Along with this he plays lacrosse for SLU.