Christian was raised in the suburban town of Media, Pennsylvania, located 20 minutes southeast of Philadelphia. He became an Eagle Scout at the age of 17, which instilled in him a love for nature and the outdoors. He is now in his last year as an undergraduate student at Drexel University, where he has been studying Environmental Science. Some of his passions include reading about space exploration, rock climbing, and growing food in an urban environment. He likes to study different methods of growing food, his favorite being aquaponics. He is the President of Drexel Urban Growers, a student organization at Drexel, where he maintains beehives and runs a community garden with his fellow officers. His mission is to provide fresh, locally-grown food to as many people as he can.