Christian graduated from Harvard College with a degree in physics and commissioned through the MIT NROTC program. He then served on active duty as a surface warfare officer and nuclear engineer in the Navy. He is now working towards a PhD in nuclear science and engineering at MIT. With a keen interest in the development of sustainable energy technologies, he conducts research in plasma physics aimed at making fusion energy a reality. He looks forward to working with veterans as they build on their valuable skills and experiences gained during their military service and pursue their academic and professional goals.