Crystal was born and raised in San Diego, California. She attended High Tech Explorer Elementary, High Tech Middle, and High Tech High. She graduated from High Tech High in 2018 and is back as an academic coach! Crystal earned a BA in Psychology with a minor in Child & Family Development from San Diego State University in May 2022. Before Crystal worked at High Tech Middle, she was a behavior technician. She has worked with children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In her free time, Crystal enjoys traveling, trying new foods, listening to music, and spending time with family.