She is the daughter of Beth Farris and James Ray Gandy. Her grandfather, who she said is like a second father to her, is David Brown. Her aunt and uncle are Amy and Eli Whiteside.
Bridges, Ingomar's salutatorian, is also special honor graduate and Mississippi scholar recipient. She is a member of the Beta Club, Anchor Club, FBLA, Students against Destructive Decisions, Hospitality and Math and Science club, as well as a former member of the Union County Leadership Academy. She was recognized as having a perfect score on her English II state test, has placed first in the district FBLA competition two years in a row and took third place at the state level. She was awarded a scholarship to Northeast Mississippi Community College for her ACT score, was chosen as second alternate in Ingomar’s annual beauty revue and was chosen as Miss IHS, Best All Around and Ingomar’s Homecoming Queen.