Holly was born and raised in Spokane. She graduated from Mead High School and went on to attend Gonzaga University where she played on the women’s basketball team. It was the personal tragedy in her life that propelled her compassion for at-risk youth in her community leading her to the opportunity to start GraceSon Housing Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to providing a home and program for homeless teenage mothers. She served as the Executive Director from 2012 to 2017. It is her desire to be a part of change in her community for at-risk youth, helping them to realize their purpose, value and worth.