Gracie Hunt is the daughter of Clark Hunt, chairman and CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs and Tavia Shackles. Gracie, the Kansas City Chiefs’ was born in Dallas, Texas on March 29, 1999. Lamar Hunt, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame is her paternal grandfather.
Both the American Football League (AFL) in 1959 and Major League Soccer (MLS) in 1993 were mostly founded by him. He passed away in Dallas on December 13, 2006, at 74.
Growing up, Gracie played soccer, but she had to give up her dreams of becoming a professional player due to a string of injuries. She discussed her desire to play soccer in an interview and how she set out to find a new hobby.
The charity group “Breaking Barriers” through sports which brings people from all walks of life together was started by Gracie Hunt. As a member of the FC Dallas Special Olympics soccer team in 2015, she became involved with the Special Olympics.
She began covering Unified competitions three years later and eventually was elected to the Special Olympics boards for Southern Texas and Southern Kansas. She started her college career in 2017 at Dallas’ Southern Methodist University (SMU).
She earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management from SMU last year. In April of last year, she was also crowned Miss Kansas USA. At the time, she was 22 years old. In 1993, her mother was Miss Kansas USA and the second runner-up for Miss USA. In November 2021, Gracie finished in the top 16 in the Miss USA pageant.