Chrystal was born and raised in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Chrystal attended the School of Art at the University of Arkansas and graduated with a Bachelor of Art Education. In 2018 she joined Community Creative Center, teaching classes in ceramics, painting, and glass fusing. She enjoys working with students of all ages. She is now attending the University of Oklahoma as a post baccalaureate student studying ceramics. When she is not in the studio, Chrystal is serving her fifth year as choreographer, designer and instructor with the Fayetteville High School color guard program. She also enjoys creating her own works of art and hiking.