Chris's character was initially portrayed as being very into pills and as being something of a hedonist, but at the same time had other layers to his personality. According to the official Skins website, he will "smoke/screw/rob/snort anything". He is very keen on going to his psychology lessons as he has feelings for his teacher, Angie, who is described as being "out of this world" in Chris's eyes. He later falls for Jal.

He hangs out with best friend duo Maxxie Oliver and Anwar Kharral. He is also shown as having possessed a great admiration of his late older brother and feels like he cannot compare to him. He also enjoys giving pills to his fish. In his profile on E4's website, he says that he enjoys listening 1970's emo music and the pop of the 1980's, and that he doesn't likes TV at all; he considers it as "[...]a box with images in...".

Chris' profile on E4's official Skins website.