Crystal Smith earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science and minored in English and Psychology from William Carey University in Hattiesburg, MS. After college, Crystal became a stay at home mom. She has served as an interim children’s minister in her church in Hattiesburg, MS. She has also been a substitute teacher for 10 years. Crystal, her husband Steven, and their three boys, Samuel, Aiden, and Grady, moved to Knoxville in the fall of 2015. They attend church at Salem Baptist Church. Crystal is an avid reader. She also enjoys traveling, hiking, and visiting historical places. She is excited to start her teaching career at River’s Edge Christian Academy and share her love of learning.