Kassadi is originally from Oklahoma and graduated from Oklahoma State University with her bachelor’s in hotel & restaurant management before moving to Colorado with her husband who is pursuing a law degree from CU. She has lived in Boulder for two years and is coming up on her two-year anniversary working for the aerospace department as the department’s event coordinator. Previously, Kassadi worked as an event coordinator in the wedding industry. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, hiking, cooking and listening to true crime podcasts. Kassadi is also learning Spanish and is taking her second course through the Anderson Language and Technology Center at CU.