Kaelyn, born in Pennsylvania, lived fives years in Africa, six years in Vermont, two years in India and 12 years in South Carolina as well as a few other places here and there. She graduated as salutatorian from Hampton Park Christian School in 2006. In May 2010, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Print Media from North Greenville University. That fall, after interning and working part-time for the Greer Citizen, Kaelyn moved three hours farther south to become a full-time staff writer for The People-Sentinel in Barnwell, S.C. In addition to writing, she enjoys reading, playing Frisbee, hiking, playing the piano, spending time with family, playing games and learning.