Christian was born and raised in San Francisco, California. He moved to Manila, Philippines, when he was 7, and then to Hong Kong when he was 13. He moved back to Manila when he was 15 and finished high school there. Christian attended Manhattan College in New York and graduated in 2019, and moved to Florida to begin his aviation journey. His father had been a captain at FedEx for the past 20 years, which is why he is used to relocating homes every few years. Christian started his private pilot license in January 2020 and finished all of his licenses with Epic.