Rafael Castillo

Director of Christian Formation

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Rafael (Ralph) Castillo serves as the Director of Christian Formation. From 2000 to 2002, when The King’s College was re-launching in the Empire State Building, Ralph served as the Associate Director of Admissions, helping to recruit the first generation of students to the new campus. He departed King’s in 2002 and spent 18 years at Christ Tabernacle Church (Queens), where he coordinated student ministries, was a teaching and discipleship pastor, and served on the church executive leadership team.

Ralph is a graduate of New York University. A born-and-bred New Yorker, he resides in Fresh Meadows, Queens with his wife Elisa, two sons and golden doodle, Clay. When he’s not drinking coffee with a book in hand or shopping for anything by Ralph Lauren, he is cheering hard for his beloved New York Yankees.

Time at King's: August 2021 to Present


B.A. Individualized Major
New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study