Mr. Harris joined Knox County Schools in 2002 as a teacher at Belle Morris Elementary School.
He previously served as a teacher in Asheville, N.C. He also taught at Vine Middle School and was a lead teacher at Maynard Elementary. He has been an administrative assistant at Austin-East Magnet High School and at A.L. Lotts Elementary School. He was named assistant principal of A.L. Lotts in 2015 and assistant principal of Gibbs Elementary School in 2016, Sterchi Elementary assistant principal from 2016-2022.
Mr. Harris holds a bachelor's degree in Pre-Teaching Multi-Cultural Studies, and a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction, both from the University of Tennessee. He also has an Education Specialist degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Lincoln Memorial University and an Education Specialist degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of Tennessee.