Krystal Tomlinson is a 23 year old student at the University of the West Indies who has completed a Bachelor of Science in International Relation, Political Science and African Diaspora Studies. She now pursues an MSc. in Natural Resource Management with a specialization in Sustainable Urbanization.
She is a World University Debater and was ranked the number one Public Speaker in the world (2011-2012) by the World Universities Debate Championships. A passionate debater she also enjoys outreach, advocacy and the performing arts. She is the recipient of the UWI Premier Award for Leadership (2012) and the UWI Premier Award for Culture (2011).
She was selected to represent Jamaica at the 9th sitting of the Commonwealth Youth Parliament (May 2012) where she was ranked Best Youth Parliamentarian. Krystal is also a research assistant at the Centre for Disability Studies under the direction of Senator Floyd Morris.
Krystal is the Vision 2030 Youth Ambassador for 2013/2014, host of the cooking and travel log show Nyammings, Special Projects Coordinator at FAME 95FM and was recently crowned Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2013.