Kayla is California grown and still lives there today. Kayla spent 5 years in the U.S. Navy as an Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Equipment Operator on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier, USS Harry S. Truman. While in the Navy, Kayla was a Sexual Assault Response and Prevention (SARP) advocate, which has motivated her to work with veterans. She recently graduated from Colorado State University with her bachelors in social work and a minor in the German language. Kayla has been accepted to University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work, and in the future, she hopes to be working with veterans as a clinical social worker. In Kayla’s spare time, she likes to take her dog on hikes, crochet, and travel the globe.