Hunt is a sought-after resource for topics centered around leadership development and has facilitated various programs for Appalachian State Athletics since 2006. He currently serves as Student-Athlete Leadership Coordinator for Appalachian State Athletics and has authored and delivered leadership strategy sessions for business and community partners throughout the region. His role saw him assist the athletics administration in various aspects of team travel, event creation and coordination, and connecting student-athletes with community partners to further encourage professional growth. For his work in the community, Hunt received the Keep Boone Healthy Award for Community Leadership from the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce in October 2021.
Living as a High Country resident since the late 1990s, Hunt has used his voice to share stories rooted in compassion and community well-being. In his role as Pastor at Cornerstone Summit, Hunt has been an established bridgebuilder, bringing voice and experience to important conversations involving race, inclusion, and treating community members with respect and an openness to learn from one another.
A 2000 graduate of Appalachian State, he is a frequent contributor to the Watauga Leadership Institute and has expanded his scope to include facilitating corporate retreats and team building sessions throughout the State of North Carolina. Hunt and his wife Julie are the proud parents of three children, all of whom are heavily involved in high school and youth sports programs throughout the area.