Bailey was born here in Central Illinois and then moved out west and attended high school in Las Vegas, Nevada. She then moved back here for college where she played basketball, softball, and ran cross country at Carl Sandburg. After obtaining her Associates Degree she transferred to Illinois State University and received her Bachelor’s in Therapeutic Recreation. She has two dogs, Ben (Black Lab) and Bella (Weimaraner) who keep her very busy. When she has free time she loves to be active and do things outdoors. You can usually find her on the lake during the summer or with her two nephews and niece.