Crysta Gonzalez hails from New Jersey and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2018 with a B.S. in Political Science and minor in Spanish. She currently serves as a Naval Officer stationed at the Office of Naval Intelligence in Washington, D.C. in the Fleet Intelligence Detachment. After high school, Crysta attended New York University and Richard Stockton University before applying and gaining acceptance to the Naval Academy. Crysta comes from a military family — her father served over 30 years in the Air Force. She is looking forward to empowering veterans to reach their goals no matter how big or small. The military has shaped so many aspects of her life, and she looks forward to giving back whatever ways she can.