Council Member Chris Barajas

Chris Barajas 2023

Chris Barajas, Council Member

Term: 4 Years
District: Council District 5
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Chris is a California native and has lived most of his life in Jurupa Valley. Growing up in the Pedley area, Chris had the great experience of riding horses and raising livestock. He eventually made his way to the Jurupa Hills area where he now lives with his wife, a teacher in the Jurupa Unified School District, and their two daughters.

Education & Work Experience

Chris graduated from Jurupa Valley High School and went on to earn an Associate of Arts in Business Management from Riverside City College. From there he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a concentration in Cyber Security and a Master of Science MSIST in Business Intelligence from California State University, San Bernardino.

Community Involvement

Chris is active in the community as the Regional Commissioner of Jurupa AYSO Region 462. They provide a great soccer experience for a large part of the city's youth. He also has had the privilege of coaching both of his daughters’ teams. Chris also serves in the Jurupa District Lions Club as the Past President and continues to be an active member. They serve the community in many ways such as providing meals for city events at no cost and providing vision screenings for those in need among other services.


  • Western Riverside Council of Governments
  • Member of Western Community Energy
  • Inland Regional Energy Network Executive Committee 
  • I-REN Executive Committee