Crystal Sawyer-White was born in Nashville, Tennessee. She was raised in Detroit, Michigan, and lived there for 14 years. Crystal has lived in the Bay Area for 22 years. Crystal recently worked on a Congressional Campaign as a Campaign Director of Communications. She was elected to her first term as an Antioch Unified School Board Trustee on November 8, 2016. Crystal has over 10 years’ of experience in parent and housing advocacy. She is a former Secretary for the Contra Costa County School Board Association. Crystal has a BA in Psychology from John F. Kennedy University and a Master of Science in Education with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instructional Strategies from the University of New England. Crystal is married with two children.