Crystal Perry has two bachelors degrees from the University of Utah. During her time there she wrote for her school newspaper. She spent a total of 8 years on the Board of the Utah Shooting Sports Council, fighting for 2nd Amendment rights. She has been a firearms instructor for 15 years and a competitor for 4 years. She has served in the Army for the last 9 years in military intelligence and as an instructor. She is passionate about helping people defend themselves.