Kelly Be  graduated from Spelman College before attending Parsons School of Design in Paris. She has been profiled on in their 30 under 30 series and has also been featured in the Black Power issue of Upscale Magazine. Her work as a jewelry designer has been featured in a print and online publications including, Cosmopolitan Magazine for Latinas, Women's Wear Daily (WWD), People Magazine, Ebony Magazine, Lucky Magazine, amongst others.