Who is Kishele Shipley?
Kishele Shipley is known for her relationship with popular 'National Basketball Association' (NBA) player Kawhi Leonard. She met the 2014 'Most Valuable Player' in college. Kishele is a couple of years younger to Kawhi. They were living together in Texas when Kishele’s pregnancy was announced. However, they never revealed any other information about the pregnancy, as they are both media-shy people. They did not even share much information about their daughter, Kaliyah, after her birth. Kishele and Kawhi have not revealed anything about their marriage plans yet. However, they might move to a new house in the future. Kishele is a 'San Diego State University' graduate and both her sisters have attended 'California State University.'
Birth & Education
Kishele was born on April 10, 1989, in the US, to Kenneth Shipley and Cathy Marie Shipley. She is from San Diego. Her sister Kasandra is a 'California State University' graduate and is believed to have worked in the domain of education. Kishele’s elder sister, Kenisha, has a master's degree in environmental science-hydrology from 'California State University' and is now a graduate state researcher at 'Scripps Institution of Oceanography.'
Kishele attended 'San Diego State University,' where she studied public administration. After her graduation in 2012, Kishele began working as a human resources professional in San Diego.
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Relationship with Leonard
Kishele met Kawhi in college as they both attended 'San Diego State University.' In December 2014, they moved to Texas from California, after Kawhi’s selection by the 'San Antonio Spurs.' They started living together in Texas. They announced Kishele’s pregnancy in 2016 but did not reveal any other information regarding the pregnancy. In July 2016, Kishele gave birth to their daughter, Kaliyah. Although Kishele and Kawhi are not officially married, many regard them as a married couple. Many others strongly believe that they are already engaged and could possibly exchange wedding vows soon.
Kishele takes a keen interest in home designing and decoration. She keeps herself busy in creating interior ideas, which she saves on her 'Pinterest' account. This also hints that Kishele and Kawhi might shift to a new home in the future.
Like Kawhi, Kishele is a private person. She is not active on any social-media platform and does not attend any public event. Despite this, some sources reveal that they often go out to clubs and dance with each other.