Kayla was born in Dodge City, Kansas but grew up in Manhattan, Kansas. While attending college in Manhattan, where she met her husband, Brandon. He grew up in Goodland and welcomed the opportunity to get back to small-town living. Kayla instantly fell in love with the friendliness of the local Goodland residents, and the tight-knit feeling of this community. She married in Goodland in April 2013, and began investing in local residential real estate. Kayla and Brandon have three children. When Kayla obtained her real estate license that fulfilled a dream of hers.