Christian was born in Knoxville and grew up living in a variety of places including Oregon, Wisconsin and Texas. He now calls Knoxville home and finds community at Fellowship Church.
He enjoys drinking coffee at local coffee shops, going on hikes, solving puzzles and eating good food.
Christian graduated from Johnson University. During college, he worked in event operations for the University of Tennessee athletic department, including coordinating tours at Neyland Stadium. After graduating, Christian worked with the University of Texas athletics department. Fun fact: during Christian’s time at Texas, he got to work with actor and Texas alumnus Matthew McConaughey.
Emerald Youth has always had a special place in Christian’s heart because of the impact it has had on his friends and family. He is excited about Emerald’s growth in the city, and he is ready to grow as well in his role with the ministry.