Kristen graduated from the University of Florida in 2010. When she was a junior in college, Kristen founded a company by mistake. What started as a way to make enough money to pay her way through school quickly turned into something bigger. Kristen had no idea that her little side project would turn into a career. At 21 she turned down a six figure job in finance to continue growing her company which now has two locations and more than 500 employees.
Kristen currently lives in Florida where she frequently guest lectures at the University of Florida. She is known for her TEDx talk “How to Retire by 20,” which has more than 1,000,000 views and she recently landed a book deal in hopes to continue spreading her message. She spends most of her time traveling the country speaking to college students about leadership and corporations about engaging millennials. Thousands of people have heard Kristen’s story to date.