Christian Perkins

Promise Coach

Christian is a 2011 Perry Traditional Academy graduate and a native of Pittsburgh’s North Side. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh while studying the administration of justice. Before his time with The Promise, he played basketball and taught English in Valencia, Spain. Christian has always had a strong passion for working with and uplifting youth. Since 2015, he has worked alongside youth through local summer camps, and after-school programs, and as a Youth Programs Coordinator with the Boys & Girls Club of Western PA. He runs a non-profit organization called Scholar Athletes 412 that strives to educate and encourage youth through camps and mentoring programs. Christian is dedicated to ensuring that the students he reaches are prepared to be successful in and out of school, in their future careers, and beyond.