Crystal has a passion for teaching and has taught in the youth, women’s and singles’ ministry at churches throughout the community. She is the author of “Jewel in the Rough”, a book written to encourage and uplift singles. She is also the founder of Jewel in the Rough Outreach and the owner of Harkless Consulting LLC. Her purpose in life is to love others for who they are and to encourage and uplift those that cross her path. Her hope is to one day look back on her life and say, “I made a difference in someone’s life.” Her favorite quote by Maya Angelou is, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with family and friends, journaling and shopping at her favorite thrift stores.