Allan F. Wright is the principal and director of discipleship for the Koinonia Academy, former academic dean for evangelization at St. Paul Inside the Walls, and an adjunct professor of biblical studies at Seton Hall University, where he received the “Many Are One” Servant Leadership Alumni Award in 2015.
He is a 1986 graduate of Seton Hall, earning a bachelor’s degree in religious studies. He earned his master’s degree in theology and biblical studies at Seton Hall, where he also received the Pope John Paul II Medal for Academic Excellence.
Wright is a speaker and the author of eight books, including Daily Companion for Young Catholics and Jesus the Evangelist. He received a first-place award in 2008 from the Catholic Press Association for Jesus in the House and was named teacher of the year in the Archdiocese of Newark in 2000. Wright is a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Missionary Cenacle Apostolate. He is the host of a weekly program on Radio Maria, Jesus the Evangelist. He is a frequent guest on Relevant Radio and EWTN and has been featured on Fox News and in Catholic Digest and the National Catholic Register.
He and his wife, Desiree, live with their four children in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.