Kelly started dancing at the age of 3 and is trained in jazz, lyrical, hip hop, ballet, pointe and tap. In high school she was a cheerleader and a member of the nationally ranked dance team, the St. Thomas More Sparklers, taking home two national championships.
She then attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where she was a part of Ragin’ Jazz and earned her Bachelor's degree in Nursing. She is currently a registered nurse at Lafayette General Hospital. Her expertise in this field is beneficial in the training of young dancers to properly develop the needed technical skills.
Kelly has been teaching competitively since 2010. She is also the assistant coach of the St. Thomas More Sparklers.