Christian graduated magna cum laude with the Order of the Coif from William & Mary Law School in 2015. While at William & Mary, he competed with the Moot Court Team and was a senior articles editor of the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal. Between semesters at law school, Christian interned for a small civil law firm in Williamsburg, Virginia, and for the international programs division of a nonprofit organization in Arlington, Virginia. He earned his B.A. in History, with honors, from Michigan State University in 2012.