Keaton was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She attended Lee University, where she received her Bachelors in Science and played collegiate basketball. After graduation, she worked as a CNA in the OBGYN and then the Trauma Unit at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. In August, 2012, she received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. During her clinical rotations for this program, she spent three months at Coastal Pediatric Associates shadowing Dr. Elizabeth Kirlis. After completion of the program, she was hired by CPA and began practicing in October 2012. Keaton is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.
Keaton and her husband, Eric, were married in August, 2011 in Nashville. They moved to Isle of Palms in January, 2012 for the completion of Keaton's clinical rotations, and then decided to stay. In 2014, they had a daughter named Elliot - a true beach baby. When rare free time occurs, Keaton and Eric enjoy tennis, surf-ski kayaking, and taking Elliot to the beach.