Hometown: Kent, WA
Occupation: Electrical Engineer
Kelly is a rising star in the long range shooting world. In Season 1, he and fellow competitor Adam Benson were eliminated in the “Shoot From Above” challenge right before the finale. Post-Top Shot, Kelly graduated from college with a B.S. in electrical engineering and a minor in math. Kelly made the Under-21 USA National Rifle Team in 2006. By 2009 he had won gold, qualified for the USA National Rifle Team and became the youngest person and first American to win the Canadian Target Rifle Championship. As a member of the U.S. Palma team, Kelly traveled to Australia for the World Long Range Championships; his team placed third, and he placed second in the individual under-25 division.