Christopher Crawford, born in Macon, Georgia, began his dance training at the age of 12 at Miller Fine Arts Middle School and Kali Dance Studio for the Arts. There, he was first trained in Lyrical, African, Liturgical Praise, Hip Hop and Jazz.
He then attended Central High School where he began his ballet, modern and tap training. Christopher also trained with Dance Arts Studio and Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education. While enrolled at UNCSA, he has performed works by Robert Battle, Susan Jaffe, Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Ashley Lindsey and Gaspard Louis.