Kristin Adkins was born in Lexington, KY. She spent her early childhood in Andover, MA, moving to Great Falls, VA at the age of 13. Kristin attended Langley High School where she was an active member of both high school and local swim teams.
After graduation, she moved on to Allegheny College in Meadville, PA. There she continued her swimming career while majoring in Political Science and American Literature. After graduating college, she held a 6 month internship at the White House. Before joining TRNC, Kristin spent several years in the telecommunications industry in various technical and project management positions.
While working at Sprint, she obtained her Masters in Management from the University of Maryland, University College. Kristin and her husband, Corey, live in Ashburn, VA with their two children Sage and Cadell. They attend Reston Bible Church. In their spare time, they both train and compete in triathlons.