Casey is a native Arlingtonian, but grew up traveling alongside her parents who had careers that took them all over Africa. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee in 2023 with B.A.s in International Studies and Philosophy. Her undergraduate honors thesis consisted of researching the efficacy of small sustainable development organizations in Kenya. She also conducted research and co-authored a paper on Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy in 2022. Casey is passionate about the environment, education, and service.