Kennedy was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina. She attended the University of South Carolina and graduated in 2018. After college Kennedy moved to Birmingham, Alabama where she attended Cumberland School of Law. While there, she wrote for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, interned for the Honorable Karon O. Bowdre for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, and received the Scholar of Merit for Mass Tort litigation.
During her time at Cumberland, Kennedy served as the Public Interest Chair, an exec member for the South Carolina Student Bar Association and volunteered for Legal Services Alabama assisting attorneys with landlord/tenant cases for emergency rental relief applications during COVID.
Outside of school Kennedy enjoyed being a mentor to young women through Grace House Ministries and sitting on the junior board of Down syndrome Alabama. Kennedy graduated cum laude in 2023 and in August joined Strom Law Firm, LLC. Kennedy is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and is admitted to practice in South Carolina.