Kim was raised on her family’s cow-calf operation in northern California. Growing up, Kim was active in FFA where she raised steers for fair, began her own club calf breeding project, participated and competed at the state level in various career development events. In 2012, Kim competed for a spot on the National Beef Ambassador Team in Wooster, Ohio and was selected as the California representative. Kim attended Colorado State University where she stayed active in the College of Agriculture and the community. Kim was an Ag Ambassador, on the Meat Judging Team, the Versatility Ranch Horse Team, and served on the Board of Student Organization Funding. Kim was also a teaching assistant for the Legends of Ranching Performance Horse Sale and training class and co-chair for the Events and Promotions Committee for the Seedstock Merchandising Team. Kim graduated from CSU with bachelor’s degrees in both animal and equine sciences in May of 2015. As data services specialist, Kim processes DNA orders, uploads results to the registry, and assists members will all aspects of the AGA Online Registry Service.