Kelly recently graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a degree in biology and a minor in history. While at Michigan she tutored introductory biology at the university’s science learning center. In her first year as a tutor, she won the Biology Tutor of the Year Award and in her second year was promoted to a tutor team leader. In Ann Arbor she also volunteered in elementary schools working in an after-school program and a Spanish immersion program. Kelly is currently taking a gap year in between medical school, working as a behavioral technician in the Chicagoland area and serving as a mentor for the Chicago Scholars program. In her free time, Kelly likes to watch sporting events, paint, and run.