Kelley Strahan Bourque was born and raised in Lake Charles, Louisiana. She graduated from McNeese State University with a bachelor's degree in mass communication with a concentration in journalism. She is married to her best friend, Khris Bourque, and has two incredible daughters, Lillie and Vivienne. Kelley is a stay-at-home, homeschooling mother. She is passionate about cancer research and gets her inspiration from her mother who fought breast cancer.