Crystal Boyd grew up in Halifax County, Virginia and graduated from Halifax County High School. She earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies/Human Services from Southside Virginia Community College while working full-time in the College's Financial Aid Department.
Crystal transferred to Liberty University and completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Currently employed by Patrick Henry Family Services as a Support Services Manager, she is also continuing her studies at Liberty, pursuing a graduate degree.
In addition to lasting connections and friendships she developed while at SVCC, Crystal says, "I was able to save a lot of money on my overall academic cost by getting my degree in general studies before going to a four-year institution."