Crystal was born in Channelview, Texas. During her adolescent years, she had the opportunity to live throughout the state. She graduated from Center High School and continued her education at Texas Tech University and Angelo State University majoring in criminal justice.
In 1998, Crystal was hired as a Dispatcher with the Nacogdoches Police Department and ultimately promoted to the 911 Communications Supervisor. She served the community until the fall of 2009 when she and her husband decided it was God’s will for her to be a stay at home mother and wife.
Crystal was hired by the NISD Police Department as a Truancy Officer in the fall of 2013. She is responsible for the students attending McMichael Middle School, Brooks-Quinn-Jones Elementary, Emeline Carpenter Elementary, and Fredonia Elementary. Her office is located at McMichael Middle School.
Crystal is married to Ryan, a Detective for the Nacogdoches Police Department. They have two children, Reagan and Riley. Together, they enjoy spending time outdoors fishing and hunting.