Kibbum was born and raised in South Korea. She came to the United States in 2005 to attend Stony Brook University, New York. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She worked as a registered nurse for 3 years and then completed a Master of Adult Nurse Practitioner degree from Sage Graduate Schools in New York. She worked at Albany Medical Center Gastroenterology in New York for 3 years. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is excited to explore and serve her new community in Virginia.