HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Lettered four years in swimming...all-state from, all-region, all-county and all-conference from 2010-13...team captain from 2011-2013...owns six school records...graduated with I.B. Diploma...Wendy's High School Heisman National Finalist...National and Spanish Honor Society member...high school swim coach was Laureen Pozega...swam club for SwimMAC Carolina, coached by Pam Swander...North Carolina swimming board of directors athlete representative.
PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 13...daughter of Jeff and Kelly Kent...nickname is KK...mother played tennis at Western Carolina...hobbies are being a private pilot and master scuba diver...favorite food is pasta...favorite movie is Facing the Giants...favorite book is Flags of our Fathers...person in history she'd most like to meet is Ronald Reagan...something most people don't know about her is that she absolutely loves watching ridiculous reality TV shows on MTV and VH1...credits her dad as having the biggest influence on her sports career...favorite athlete is LoLo Jones...pre-race ritual is to stay calm and remember that swimming is just fun...if she could be on any reality TV show, it would be The Real World...enjoys listening to anything country...favorite quote: `Do not conform yourselves to the standards of this world, but let God transform you inwardly by a complete change of your mind. Then you will be able to know the will of God--what is good and is pleasing to him and is perfect.' Romans 12:2