Christian De Oliveira was Transcend’s first Program Director and he is a graduate of the drug and alcohol program at UCLA. A native of southern California, Christian has worked with Transcend for over four years as both a sober companion and a house manager. An avid boxer as well as a certified surf instructor, he is a strong believer in healing of the mind, body, and spirit. He is also a percussionist who favors the bongos. Christian has been able to use his experience to help young men define new challenges and shape new interests. He is a natural born leader and Transcend is lucky to have his decisiveness on our team.