Hailey Babb was born in Edmonton, Alberta and later moved to Lethbridge. She was a member of the second graduating class of Lethbridge's first westside high school, Chinook High School, and enrolled at the University of Lethbridge shortly thereafter. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Linguistics. Outside of academics, Hailey is also highly involved on campus, having served as Residence Assistant for two years with Housing Services and the Organization of Residence Students, and later working as a New Student Mentor with Enrolment Services. In addition, Hailey is now entering her third year as a council member of the University of Lethbridge Students' Union. Beginning as an Arts & Science Faculty Representative, she later held the role of Vice-President (Academic) and is currently serving as President of the ULSU for the 2017/18 term.