Chrystal is the daughter of Cathi Bauerle and the granddaughter of Charles and JoAnn Bauerle, all of Indianapolis.
She is a 2005 graduate of Scecina Memorial High School in Indianapolis, and attended Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis.
James is the son of Jeff and Jo Dee Biddle, and Ed and Jackie Parvin, all of Terre Haute.
He is a 2006 graduate of Northview High School and will graduate from Ball State University in May 2011. James is employed by Applebee's of Muncie. He is also president of the Ball State University Chapter of College Mentors for Kids.