Sickle Cell Survivor
Kallie Hargrove is a native of Raymond, MS. She graduated from Raymond High School in 2012 and then went on to obtain her bachelor's in kinesiology from the illustrious HBCU, Hampton University, in Hampton, VA. Once Kallie graduated in 2017, she returned to Mississippi and started nursing school at Hinds Nursing Allied Health Center. There she was a part of the Alpha Delta Nu Associate Nursing Honor Society and President of the Student Nursing Organization. After graduating in May 2020, Kallie started her nursing career as a hematology/oncology nurse and now has transitioned to Bone Marrow Transplants.In 2018, Kallie became the youngest board member of the Mississippi Sickle Cell Foundation where she spearheads their Sickle Cell College Tour. She is personally impacted by sickle cell genotype SS. She has partnered with MS Blood Services on numerous occasions to encourage everyone to donate blood for those like herself and others.Kallie currently reigns as Ms. Black MS USA and her platform is “Breaking the Sickle Cycle”. She has also held the titles of Miss Black MS US Ambassador and Miss Black West Hinds County. For fun, Kallie enjoys modeling and roller skating in her spare time.
Here is the Winning #ThroughThePain T inspired by Kallie