23 yrs. old -- Salinas, Calif.

A most knowledgeable fan of Rolling Stone and classic rock music fanatic, Krystal was spoon-fed the magazine as a kid. Krystal is star-struck, but she also finds admirers in odd places. Can Krystal get past being a fan and find her way as an ace reporter?

Favorite musical artists: Bob Dylan, Queen, The Rolling Stones

Resume: Hartnell College journalism major; writer (Homestead Review, Ping Pong); award-winning poet