Kristen Hensley was born and raised on the south side of Chicago, but she always knew she wanted to live outside that area. She graduated high school a semester early to launch her college career first at the University of Tennessee, then Texas A & M, next Indiana University, and finally graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Business Administration and Health Care Administration. She has been in the healthcare field for 17 years. She has been the administrator of Centre Pointe Health and Rehabilitation since 2008. She has a twelve year old son.