Christian earned a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature in 2007 and a Master’s degree in Education in 2010. He began teaching in the public sector in 2009 before joining Deerfield Academy’s English Department in 2015. Christian grew up outside Rochester in western New York. He was a tennis player in both high school and college. Coaching the Girls Varsity Tennis team every spring at Deerfield is one of the highlights of his year. Christian enjoys music, film, reading, and time spent outdoors with his wife Elizabeth.