Kent State Alumna's Card Design in the Spotlight after Kelce Family Selects it for Holiday Greeting
There’s a Kent State alumna behind the card Jason and Kylie Kelce selected for their family’s 2023 holiday greeting: Megan Cash, ’13. She designed the festive plaid template “Madras” for design marketplace/online retailer Minted.
“The Kelce family went on Minted and chose my card out of a thousand different designs,” Cash said in an interview with Fox 8 Cleveland. “They worked with them to change the color to match the Philadelphia Eagles green.”
The Kelces’ customized card, featuring a photo of the couple and their three children, went viral after the family and Minted unveiled it just before Thanksgiving.
Jason is center for the Philadelphia Eagles and one of People Magazine’s Sexiest Men of the Year 2023. His brother, Travis, is tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs and currently dating Taylor Swift. The brothers grew up in Northeast Ohio.
Cash, of Canton, OH, majored in visual communication design at Kent State. In an interview with the Canton Repository, she shared that she’s always loved art. She works full time at the J.M. Smucker Co., and pursues her artistic passion at night and on weekends. She has created 91 customizable items for Minted and has won 75 Minted awards.
"I'm so honored that the Kelce family chose my design and I absolutely love how Minted helped them to edit the green to match the Philadelphia Eagles," Cash told the Repository. "Being a designer and illustrator can be very challenging at times, but moments like this make all of the hard work worth it."