Kailyn was born in Seoul, South Korea, and was adopted through Holt International. She attended Warner Pacific College studying human development and family studies with a minor in music. Kailyn’s professional experience varies from offering direct service to youth, to being a relationship and project manager of Fortune 100 accounts at a marketing communications firm, to working at a nonprofit serving youth.
Kailyn values Friends of the Children – Portland's commitment to walking along side youth and the all encompassing, holistic approach of offering support! She enjoys being a Big Buddy at Camp Erin and a Volunteer Facilitator at The Dougy Center. Kailyn enjoys reading, going on nature walks with friends, listening to podcasts, golfing (or trying to!), and watching sports.