Kim began dance training at the age of 5 at American Dance Academy in Garden City. She studied tap, jazz, Cecchetti ballet (through Grade VI), Hawaiian and baton. She was a member of many award winning competition groups both at state and national levels. Kim danced in Russia, Poland and Denmark as part of the International Youth Exchange and at Walt Disney World as part of Magic Music Days. Kim has performed in many parades, community festivals, an Easter Seals telethon, competed in modeling pageants and appeared in a 2002 Winter Olympics commercial. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Eastern Michigan University. She taught elementary school in the Wayne-Westland Community School District from 2001-2014 and is now a stay-at-home parent. She is a past board member and choreographer for the Distinguished Young Women of Wayne-Westland and the Distinguished Young Women of Michigan Scholarship Programs (formerly Junior Miss). Kim currently leads the Polynesian entertainment group, Na Wahine O Ke Anuenue.