He even pays out of his own pocket to make sure his students have opportunities and makes sure they “feel important.”
“Everyone in the field of education does that. I don’t think twice about it because I was also one of those kids who grew up not having a lot. But my parents always made sure we had the basic needs,” he said.
“I know for a child, when they have food insecurity or if they’re not looking presentable, they don’t feel good about themselves.”
Christian said he is also starting a basketball program, as many of his students don’t have the means to play.
As a reward for going above and beyond, Jennifer gave Principal Mahone and his entire school tickets to a Chicago Bulls game!