Carson Kressley

True Colors United board member and host for the 2019 Home for the Holidays concert

Kressley was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania on November 11, 1969 and raised in the nearby unincorporated community of Orefield, Pennsylvania. His family raised ponies and he competed in equestrian events from an early age, was a member of the U.S. World Cup Saddle Seat equitation team in 1999 and won a world championship in 2009.

 

He graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School in 1987, and in 1991 earned a bachelor's degree from Gettysburg College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and was a member of the service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega.