Kimly graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a B.S. in Kinesiology and a minor in Physiology. She worked in Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation as an Exercise Physiologist for 20 years. In 2015, Kimly graduated from Mt. San Antonio College with an A.S. in Alcohol/Drug Counseling and a certification as a Domestic Violence Counselor. After completing her internship, she managed an IOP in Glendora, California before moving to La Pine, Oregon in November 2016. She enjoys camping, hiking, dirt bike riding, cooking, gardening, animals, and working at KLEAN Treatment Centers.