KJ was born and raised in Wisconsin, where she participated in many musical productions including; Once upon a Mattress, Beauty and the Beast, Pirates of Penzance, and Back to the 80s. Always very active as an athlete in both dance and soccer, KJ moved to active Colorado where she resided for 7 years.
During those 7 years, KJ graduated from Colorado State cum laude with degrees in business, theatre (performance) and music (viola). While in college she was in mainstage productions of Oh! What a Lovely War!, Dog Sees God, and The Kafka Project. In the Kafka Project, KJ received an Irene Ryan Acting Nomination.
After college, KJ began training stunt work, parkour, and actively was involved in local film projects. Notably, she was Cleo's stunt double in the indie Marc & Cleo produced by Hypersigil Films. As well as continuing in acting, with training from Benjy Dobrin Studios and working on commericals, independent films, and her reel in the Denver/Boulder market. Additionally, KJ has held positions as the marketing and sales coordinator for Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group, Co-owner of Path Movement, and owner of her own endeavor Inspiritivity Marketing.