Amy Garza received her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education in math and physical education from the University Of Texas in 1989. She taught at Haas Middle School in CCISD for two years where she taught 7th and 8th grade math and coached basketball and track. Then, she married and moved to Fort Leonard Wood and taught middle school on the army post. Here she taught computers and 8th grade math for two years. Afterwards, they moved back to Corpus Christi. She has worked on and off for Yorktown Christian Academy since 1997.
Amy was born in Janesville, Wisconsin. Her neighbors told her about Jesus Christ and took her to church. She accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior when she was five. Her family moved to Rockport, Texas and she continued to go to church on her own. She is a member of Yorktown Baptist Church where her entire family has been worshipping since 1995.