Born in Selma, Alabama, Kim has been living in Indiana since she was eight years old. She grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and has been residing in the Indianapolis area for three years. Kim is the Director of Programming at Indiana Youth Group (IYG) where she assists some of the city’s most vulnerable LGBTQ+ youth.
Kim has had a lifelong passion to serve others, specifically LGBTQ+ youth and their families. As a trans woman of color, she is also passionate about shedding light on the deep structural and systemic discrimination as well as the inequality that is built into and exist in many of the systems that governs our everyday lives, including services offered by banks, hospitals, the legal system, and the education system. Kim enjoys journaling and long walks, and, as a cat lover, finds joy in spending time with her cat, BoBo.