Coach Christensen grew up in Murfreesboro, Tennessee and attended high school at Franklin Road Christian School (1991) where he played varsity basketball and soccer. After high school he went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree from Middle Tennessee State University (1995). He received his Masters of Science Degree in Sports Administration from Arkansas State University (2019).
Coach Christensen has been the athletic director and high school mens’ basketball head coach at Mt. Juliet Christian Academy since the 1998-1999 school year. Prior to that he spent 3 years as the head basketball coach at his high school alma mater. In his time at MJCA, he has also coached middle school baseball and high school golf, tennis, and cross country. In his basketball coaching career, he has won in excess of 300 games.
He has been married to his wife, Jennifer, since 2001. Paul and Jennifer have one son (Luca).