October 2018

Bachelorette of the Year 2018 Nominee, Kate Knisely

Author: Special to CH2 | Photographer: M.Kat Photography

Kate Knisely
Age: 31
Occupation: Owner of Hilton head Ice Cream
Hometown: Richmond, VA

First thing you do every morning?
I wake up to my one-year old daughter kissing me to get up and then we feed our animals together.

What is something unusual about you?
I published a book of poetry when i was 18 called “Blissfully Broken”

Who in your life do you trust the most?
God, Let go and Let God is my motto.

What are you afraid of?
Never having made a difference in the world

What motivates you?
My Daughter/Patricia Rose

If you could switch places with anyone for a day who would it be?
Kate Middleton

If you could leave right now, where would you go?
Thailand or Africa

here is your favorite spot in Hilton Head or Bluffton?
Watching the dolphins while walking on the beach.

Do you have a favorite holiday tradition?
To start decorating for Halloween August 1st and to start decorating for Christmas November 1st.

Would money buy you happiness?
No happiness is a state of mind.

What are two of your strengths?
I have a big heart even when it’s to my own detriment and I’m brave even when I should be scared.

Person you most look up to?
It changes daily, anyone who is going through life gracefully despite their hardships.

How do you spend your free time?
Play with my daughter, love on my animals, go on day trips, try new food, and i love to watch true crime shows.

Are you spiritual or religious? If so, how?
I would identify as both, my mottos are “let go and let god” and “there by the grace of God go I”

Do you have a pet? if so what kind and name?
2 Chihuahuas (Princess and Pepito) 3 Cats (Pumpkin, Socks and Ash)

Cat or Dog? Both
Heels or Flats? Flats
Cook or Eat Out? Eat Out

Give us 3 words your friends might use to describe you?
Supportive, Loving, and Spontaneous

What would you say your greatest accomplishment thus far is?
Raising my daughter as a single mom..

Leader or Follower?
Leader, only because I’m Stubborn.

There is a mandatory evacuation for the Lowcountry- what do you not leave home without?
Daughter, pets, snacks, thing with sentimental value.

Favorite local bar or restaurant?

Charity you would like to play for?
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Why does this charity mean so much to you?
These dedicated care takers care for orphaned elephants, rhinos & more helping to preserve and save African wildlife.

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