Kelsey grew up in Wilmington, Delaware and is now living the gypsy life with her husband, Jason, who plays professional baseball. She graduated from the University of Delaware in 2014 with a degree in Organizational and Community Leadership and is now going back to school to for her master’s degree in biblical studies. Although she grew up playing basketball, she tore her ACL and decided to enter a beauty pageant to keep herself busy. She surprised herself by winning the pageant and decided to officially trade in her sneakers for a sash. The combination of playing competitive basketball and then being a pageant queen has taught her a lot about the value of grit and grace.