‘The Challenge’ Star Ashley Marie Kelsey and NFL Running Back Kerryon Johnson Expecting First Child

The challenge Ashley star Marie Kelsey and NFL running back for the Detroit Lions Kerryon Johnson has been dating for about a year and a half. The couple recently announced that they are expecting their first child together.

Kerryon Johnson # 33 of the Detroit Lions warm up before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Ford Field
Kerryon Johnson # 33 of the Detroit Lions warm up before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Ford Field | Rey Del Rio

Ashley Marie Kelsey competed on ‘The Challenge’

In 2011, 24-year-old model Ashley Marie Kelsey then made her television debut The Real World: San Diego. During her time on the show, she developed a relationship with Zach Nichols.

After a bad break, the two had to compete together, along with fellow roommates Frank Sweeney and Sam McGinn, in a spinoff competition, The challenge: The Battle of the Seasons (2012).

The running back ended his inaugural season leading the SEC in rushing yards, running legs, and total touchdowns. The Alabama native chose to forget his high year and proved for the 2018 NFL Draft, where the Detroit Lions selected him in the second round or 43rd overall.

Johnson had an interesting year but underwent knee surgery in his second season.

Kelsey and Johnson are expecting a baby together

It’s not clear how Kelsey and Johnson met, but their first photo together on her Instagram dates back to June 2019 when they wedding attendance in his hometown of Huntsville, Alabama.

They will too celebrating that Halloween as a couple in Detroit, Michigan, and brought her to her first college bowl game next month. The couple came in too 2020 New Year together and support a partner The challenge stars Taylor Selfridge and Cory Wharton at the gender emerges party.

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After quarantine together during the COVID-19 pandemic, the two took one or two visits, including a beach trip in May, before it was announced that they were expecting their first child together in December 2020.

The couple shared their expectations posting a video of themselves participating in their own sex reveals. After popping a cannon of confetti, the two realized they were getting a little girl. A day or two after she posted the video, she proudly posted her first photo holding her heavy lump. The challenge 36: double reps air Wednesday at 8/7 Media on MTV.

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