Kristen was born and raised in the rural town of Van Wert, Ohio. She is a junior studying Human Nutrition and is in the midst of applying to Ohio State's Dietetics Program. Kristen hopes to pursue a career as a dietitian specializing in disordered eating. Kristen's reason for being a volunteer facilitator for the Body Project is fueled by her passion to help others accept and love their bodies the way they were created. Aside from promoting body positivity, Kristen enjoys listening to country music and eating ice cream at Graeter's.