The Challenge star Ashley Marie Kelsey and Detroit Lions NFL running back Kerryon Johnson have been a couple for about a year and a half.
The couple recently announced that they were expecting their first child together.
Ashley Marie Kelsey trat bei ‘The Challenge’ an
In 2011, the then 24-year-old model Ashley Marie Kelsey made her reality TV debut on “The Real World”: San Diego.
During her time on the show, she developed a relationship with Zach Nichols.
After a bad breakup, the two had to compete with other former roommates, Frank Sweeney and Sam McGinn, in the competitive spinoff The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons (2012).
Who is ready for the #champsvspros challenge?!? I hope you watch because it will be a wild ride! @ChallengeMTV pic.twitter.com/cSl3OWXH8e- Ashley Marie Kelsey (@AshleyMarieMTV) May 17, 2017 ‘The Challenge 36’: Players consider a rookie and a two-time finalist for the biggest movers of the season
Though the dysfunctional team argued often, they were the first to cross the finish line, each taking home $ 62,500. She returned four years later for “Invasion of the Champions,” where she came into play in the fifth episode as part of a twist.
However, the former champion was thrown into the elimination the following week, which she lost. While Kelsey hasn’t returned to The Challenge, at the spin-off Champs vs. Pros (2017) participated for a good cause. In the end, however, she became the second woman to drop out.
Kerryon Johnson an NFL running back for the Detroit Lions
Originally from Alabama, 23-year-old running back Kerryon Johnson performed well on his high school team and received offers from multiple schools.
He chose Auburn, where he supported the current running back of the Washington Football Team, Peyton Barber, and occasionally returned punts.
By the time he went to junior, Johnson had established himself as the lead rusher, receiving almost three times more carries than the other players.
One of the coolest things I’ve ever done … just the beginning! https://t.co/oJAe6k8Ulx- Kerryon Johnson (@AyeyoKEJO) October 26, 2019 The Lions achieved an offensive output of 322 yards, defeating the Cardinals at 26:23
The running back ended his breakout season and led the SEC in rushing yards, rushing touchdowns and total touchdowns.
The Alabama-born player skipped his senior year and signed up for the 2018 NFL Draft, where the Detroit Lions will see him in the second round or 43.
Johnson had an impressive year as a rookie but had knee surgery in his sophomore season.
Kelsey and Johnson are expecting a child together
It’s unclear how Kelsey and Johnson met, but their first picture together on their Instagram page is from June 2019 when they were attending a wedding in his hometown of Huntsville, Alabama.
They also partied as a couple in Detroit, Michigan that Halloween, and he took them to their first college bowl game the following month.
The couple also heralded New Year’s Eve 2020 together and supported “The Challenge” colleagues Taylor Selfridge and Cory Wharton at their Gender Reveal Party.
And just like that, we’re having a little girl !!! We can’t wait to get to know them! @AyeyoKEJO pic.twitter.com/VAeQZlSqCs- Ashley Marie Kelsey (@AshleyMarieMTV) December 27, 2020 ‘The Challenge’ Season 35 Spoilers: How Melissa Reeves Allegedly Found Out She Is Pregnant
After being quarantined together during the COVID-19 pandemic, the two went on a few trips, including a beach trip in May, before announcing they were expecting their first child together in December 2020.
The couple announced that they are expecting a child by posting a video of themselves participating in the reveal of their own gender.
After dropping a can of confetti, the two realized they were having a girl.
A few days after posting the video, she uploaded her first picture, proudly holding her pregnancy bump. Challenge 36: Double Agents will be broadcast on MTV on Wednesdays at 8: 7 p.m.