Chris Jones -
The Awesome Factor:
Campus Activities Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards
- “2013 Nominee Fastest Rising Star”
- “2012 Runner-Up Fastest Rising Star”
Chris Jones is one of the newest and most energetic performers on the college market. Chris Jones has been taking his insane hypnosis show to high schools and universities across the country. Giving the audience an incredibly interactive show, his hypnosis show allows your students to become the stars! Chris Jones offers a performance unlike any other and guarantees to work with your event planners to draw the biggest audience possible.
Chicago-native, Chris Jones took a roundabout way to becoming one of today’s most entertaining performers on the college market. A nationally ranked athlete in college, he studied Sociology and Psychology claiming himself to be a “social engineer with deviant motives.” He was a Resident Assistant for three years and used magic as a means of connecting with students living in the hall.
After years of performing only magic and stand-up comedy at weddings, bars and smoky nightclubs, Chris Jones realized he wanted “to learn some new tricks.” While in graduate school, he became fascinated with the art of hypnosis and found the missing piece of his show. Performing three shows a week while obtaining a Masters studying Therapeutic Recreation, he tirelessly analyzed every second of his show to find the perfect balance of conjuring, psychology, comedy and suggestion.
Physically living on university campuses for SEVEN YEARS, gave chrisjones the unique opportunity to roll out of bed (in the “dorms”) everyday and practice hypnosis and close up magic for real and unbiased audiences. After years of perfecting his art, semester after semester of new fans and friends, Chris Jones is offering your students a hypnotic experience they will never forget!
“Chris Jones was an awesome part of the evening, the kids and parents can’t quit talking about him! He is so interactive with the crowd, he arrived early and mingled with everyone, he did some magic tricks in the gym just walking around and saying hello…., mixing with the kids at the party, clowning around and joining the fun! we sure enjoyed him and he will definitely be invited back! When I get an official prom date, 2014, I’ll give you a jingle and we’ll start on next year’s fun ” - Judy Kling, Belle Fourche High School
“We LOVED Chris! He was awesome. He got here a little before 3 and I was on my way to sub for a class. He offered to come along and do a teaser. It was great – the class loved him and the majority showed up for the show. We had a little over 200 people at his show!!! Our amphitheater was packed – we had to bring in extra chairs and there were people standing. Students have been talking about the show today across campus. We will definitely bring him back.” - Julie Hart Schutte, Mitchell Technical Institute
“I wanted to let you know that the performance by Chris was incredible! We received so much great feedback from both current and prospective students and multiple requests to have him come back. Many of our current students that have participated in this program before mentioned this was the best entertainment we’ve ever had. Our staff loved it as well!” – Lewis University
“Just wanted to let you know that Chris Jones was AMAZING!!! The students loved him, he has a very very energetic show, and is just a lot of fun! He’s at the top of my list now for artists that we’ve brought in… just absolutely amazing (and the students would agree!)!!” - Mitch Joseph, Urbana University
“Chris Jones was amazing and he put on an awesome show. Especially for family weekend, the audience was going crazy! I hope he enjoyed his time at Radford University!” - Lauren Miller, Radford University
“Chris Jones was an phenomenal hypnotist and an excellent entertainer. Chris and your agency were a pleasure to work with. I look forward to working with you again in the future!” Amber Galusha-Patel, Georgia Institute of Technology
“Chris Jones was phenomenal! The kids were entertained and we loved how he involved even the students that were not hypnotized. Chris spent time with many of the prom attendees even before the prom started so they were “hooked.” Great person, great entertainment…..only downside is that it ended way too soon!” - Terry Hermann, Sturgis Brown High School
“Once again…you’ve done me right. I’ve had some great acts from Bass/Schuler…some funny (Mission) and some indescribable (Chris Carter), but I think Chris Jones gave our students the most enjoyable show. It was just enough organized chaos to equal pure awesomeness!!!! Oh…the admissions office thought it was great too…almost forgot about those guys!” - Dustin Adams, Union College
“Chris was wonderful – a dream to work with. His show was hilarious and the students had a great time.”- Brooke Wegner, Alverno College
“I just wanted to send a quick note to tell you how amazing it was working with chrisjones. Not only was his show outstanding but he really went above and beyond. The students were thrilled, loved his performance, and are actually still talking about it. He offered to by students cookies after the show and when he got down to our on campus snack bar, he literally bought out their supply of cookies! He was so outstanding to work with and he did an awesome show. I just wanted to pass that along because it isn’t often that we work with a performer who goes so far above and beyond. Thanks so much!” - Brittany Pye, Colby-Sawyer College
“Last night went really well. Chris showed up early to introduce himself, run with the track team, eat with some students in the cafeteria and promo the event. I really appreciate the lengths he went to because it made the show a success — Charlie’s was pack and with students that we rarely see. His show was great — even longer than I expected. We definitely got our moneys worth. Look forward to having him back next year!” - Brent Papson, Susquehanna University
“We had a blast – Chris Jones was very professional and personable. I would highly recommend him to anyone.”- Daniel Schraeder, Wright State University
“Chris Jones is an outstanding young man and an amazing performer. I especially appreciate the fact that he is young and has a fresh approach. He is also very capable of handling a “rowdy” crowd with a great deal of dignity. If anyone ever needs a reference – I would be happy to provide one.” - Robin Slocum, Tompkins-Cortland Community College
“The show last night was awesome! I heard nothing but positives from everyone that attended. Chris was great to hang out with during the day yesterday. He went above and beyond to put on an awesome performance for us. Thank you for setting us up for a great show!” - Alan Blair, Indiana University
“Chris was awesome. He came to campus to do teasers during the lunch hours, and then he went to lunch with members of our programming board, which is always a bonus. He also did teasers during dinner and at half time of the basketball game. These teasers were great and really got people to stay for his show! We had a fantastic turn out, and the students enjoyed the show. Please let him know that it was a pleasure working with him.” - Lisa Dela Cruz, Southwestern University