Kelly and her husband, Carter, have been married for 14 years. Their son, Sam, attends elementary school. They attend Shiloh Baptist Church. Kelly accepted Christ as her savior when she was 11 years old and was later baptized. She attended Shorter College before she received her degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant from Northwestern. Kelly loves helping kids succeed and become more independent. She has worked in public schools for the past 15 years. Kelly enjoys spending time with her family, and in her spare time she loves feeding the birds in her backyard and gardening.