Kelly was raised in Wisconsin where she obtained her Bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. From there, She moved to South Carolina to complete her Master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling at Winthrop University.
Throughout her college career, Kelly worked and volunteered for different organizations that included working with homeless youths, and people with special needs. Kelly was also able to intern at a non-profit counseling clinic where she practiced her clinical skills, as well as learned about how non-profits run, and the importance of having them in the community.
When Kelly isn’t working you can find her at the beach, scuba diving, hiking, or at a concert (pre-COVID)!