Christy was born and raised in Tucson AZ where she grew up showing horses and was involved in Pima County 4-H horse project. In 2014 she moved to California to attend California State Polytechnic University where she earned her bachelors degree in Animal Health Science. Upon graduation she became a certified veterinary technician (CVT) and started graduate school at the University of Arizona in 2018. She is set to graduate in the spring of 2019 with a Masters degree in Agricultural Education. Upon graduation she plans to stay in the animal science field. In her free time she enjoys horseback riding, hiking, and traveling to new places. She currently shares her home with eight chickens, affectionately named after the characters from the show Friends.