Christi was raised in Mansfield and attended Texas Christian University, where she majored in political science and minored in economics. Shortly after college graduation, she began working at a digital advertising agency for political candidates. She spent the last decade working as a political consultant before entering the legal field.
Christi, alongside her boyfriend, owns and trains thoroughbred racehorses in Texas, Louisiana, and California. She was also adopted at birth and raised by two wonderful parents in Mansfield.