A Jackson native, Kristi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and a Masters degree in Dyslexia Therapy. She previously taught kindergarten in Santa Fe, first grade in Baton Rouge, and preschool and third grade in Madison, Miss. She has served for several years as a dyslexia therapist and language tutor in several local schools and privately. She has one daughter, Taylor, and a son, Walker. They attend Chapel of the Cross Church in Madison. “Let us be reminded, ‘No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him’ – I Corinthians 2:9.” Kristi’s hobbies include traveling and reading.