|Date of Birth||c. 1989|
|Relationships|| Emma Nelson (Ex-Girlfriend)|
|First Episode||Uptown Girl (1) (801)|
|Last Episode||Holiday Road (913)|
|Reason||To pursue a job his father had for him.|
|Portrayed By||Evan Williams|
Kelly Ashoona is a fictional character in the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. He went to Smithdale University, and was roommates with Liberty Van Zandt, Emma Nelson, and Manny Santos, until he got kicked out when they found Emma's weed brownies on him. He was portrayed by Evan Williams.
Season 8EditIn Uptown Girl (1), Kelly arrives at Smithdale and introduces himself to Emma, Manny and Liberty who are shocked to see that Kelly is not a girl. He quickly gets along with the three of them and finds a close bond in Emma while helping her adapt to her new university life.
In With or Without You, Manny and Emma want to get to know Kelly better, and before you know it they start fighting over him. They both have a crush on him, and they think that he likes one of them. Towards the end of the episode, Kelly realizes what the two of them are doing, telling them to stop. Later, they enter their room to find Kelly having sex with Gwyneth, and the girls close the door right away, after he tells them not to enter the room when there is a sock on the door.
In Lost In Love (1), Kelly later reveals to Emma that he likes her, and then they go on a date. However, after the date, Kelly runs into his ex-girlfriend, Gwyneth, and they spend the next eight hours talking, with Kelly trying to prove to her that they are over.
In Lost In Love (2), After the uncomfortable situation is over, he learns from Manny that Emma had left for her house. Kelly follows her and sings to her. The two make up before making out, signifying that they are dating.
In Touch of Grey, at the university, Kelly is given a thank you card from a friend for helping him get a good grade, inside the card is a joint. Emma takes the joint that was given to him, and smokes it trying to be different. Emma makes pot brownies to get rid of her "plain girl" image. As he attempts to get rid of the brownies, he accidentally runs into campus security and is caught with the brownies. He gets kicked out of residence.
In Degrassi Goes Hollywood, Kelly is frequently seen with Emma supporting Manny on her journey to Hollywood.
In Holiday Road, Kelly and Emma stop at Degrassi to raise awareness for their Re-Cycle project. After a chat with Spinner, Kelly gives into temptation and eats meat. When Emma finds out, the two have a fight over this. Kelly tells Emma that he feels like the Re-Cycle project is like work without getting paid, and that he doesn't want to do it anymore. Kelly decides that he has had the last straw, and breaks up with Emma. His dad finds him an engineering job for the summer. and he drops out of their Re-Cycle project, leaving Emma alone.
- Kelly appeared in 11 episodes.
- Kelly is from the Yukon.
- Kelly is the only character introduced in season 8 not appear in a Degrassi Mini.
- Kelly spent the shortest time as a regular (one season) along with Campbell Saunders and Damian Hayes (also one season), followed by Alex Nuñez, Mia Jones, Derek Haig, Johnny DiMarco, Bruce the Moose, Blue Chessex, Darcy Edwards, Declan Coyne, Zane Park, and Wesley Betenkamp (two seasons).
- Main article: Kelly-Gwyneth Relationship
- Main article: Kelly-Emma Relationship