Raymond Christian

Raymond Christian escaped the urban slums of Richmond, VA by joining the U.S. Army at age 17. Following his years of service, the combat-decorated veteran went back to school and earned degrees in history and a Doctorate in Education Leadership. He currently serves as an adjunct professor of History and General Education at Appalachian State University. Christian’s stories have appeared in Readers Digest and have been featured on NPR’s Snap Judgement and the Moth Radio Hour. He is a 10-time Moth Story Slam champion and the winner of the 2016 National Storytelling Festival Story Slam. Ray produces his own podcast, “What’s Ray Saying.”

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