Kelsey was born and raised in Zanesville, Ohio and was the first in her family of diehard Buckeyes to attend college. While enrolled at Ohio State, Kelsey worked at Ohio State Calling and met her husband, Corey Hukill ‘12, a fellow student. She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2010 with a degree in Nutrition & Community Health. A few years later, Kelsey and Corey settled down in Columbus, and were married on campus in 2013 in a ceremony at The Faculty Club, on The Oval. In 2014, they relocated from Columbus, Ohio to Portland, Oregon. Kelsey works as the Director of Alumni Relations at Clark College in Vancouver, WA. She now resides in Gresham with her husband, Corey, 4 tuxedo cats and a mutt from Fresno (all rescues).