Christal was born in Dominican Republic but was raised here in Orlando, Florida. She graduated from the University of Central Florida and earned her bachelor's degree in International Relations with a minor in Marketing. She also received certifications in Urban Real Estate and Development and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). Christal has experience working with the City of Orlando’s Office of Multicultural Affairs where she would work alongside the director to establish, build and maintain tight relationships between the multicultural community and city hall. She also has experience managing the outreach initiatives of the Latin American Studies program at the University of Central Florida and working alongside business development consultants at a local non profit hispanic business development organization. Christal now brings these experiences to Orlando Center for Justice to continue assisting her community and building awareness on community resources. During her free time she loves cooking, running, and being outside. She is also an avid traveler, she has traveled to 9 different countries within the past 4 years!