Kalycia was born in Macon, Georgia, and is the daughter of Gwendolyn and Keith Harrell. She attended elementary and middle school at Progressive Christian Academy before graduating high school from Mount de Sales Academy in the top 10% of her class.
She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2017 with her bachelor’s degree in Women’s and Gender Studies and minors in Spanish for the Legal Professions and African-American Studies.
Kalycia is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Her future plans include getting master’s degrees in both School Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy.
She has a passion for children and education and plans on using her education to aid minority children in their educational aspirations and goals.