Perry Christensen

Perry Christensen

Special Instructor

Mailing Address:
Department of Religion
55-220 Kulanui Street
Laie, HI 96762 

Telephone: (808) 675-3358


About Perry Christensen
Like Nephi, Brother Christensen was born of goodly parents in the great state of Utah. He spent part of his early youth in Tonga, where his father was mission president. As he grew in the gospel, Brother Christensen had a desire to serve a mission. He served in the Russian Program of the Oregon Portland mission. After his mission, he spent a semester studying at BYU Jerusalem. Upon his return, he majored in Russian and minored in Hebrew at the University of Utah. He also graduated from the LDS Institute of Religion, where he took several biblical Hebrew classes. Through divine providence, Brother Christensen ended up at BYU-Hawaii in 1988; first as a student and then as a teacher. It was here he met his wife, married in the temple, got a job, earned a few more academic degrees, and raised his family of six children. Brother Christensen currently teaches in the EIL program, the TESOL program, and a sheltered Religion class for EIL students. He truly sees the Lord’s hand in his life.