Prior to Arkansas
Kelley is a level 10 gymnast from Fun & Fitness Gymnastics in Richmond, Texas, and has competed at that distinction since the start of 2016. In her first year at level 10, she finished fourth in the all-around at the Texas State Championships after turning in the top scores in the vault (9.800) and floor (9.675) events. She has competed twice in 2019, at the Kurt Thomas Invitational and the Star Struck Invitational. Kelley’s oldest sister, Shayla, was an acrobatics & tumbling student-athlete at Baylor, while her other older sister, McKenna, recently completed her collegiate gymnastics career at LSU. Emma is the daughter of Mary Lou Retton, the all-around gold medalist from the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.