Birthplace: Staten Island, N.Y.
Residence: Orlando, Fla.
Coach: Master Ryon Frederick
Dojang: Academy of Martial Arts
High School: Timber Creek H.S. (Orlando, Fla.)
Year of Graduation: 2010
WTF World Ranking on 9/1/12: 139th (-67kg)
Other Sports Played: varsity lacrosse
Hobbies: listening to music and watching scary movies
Family: cousin, James Jenkins, played 10 years in the NFL with the Washington Redskins and won two Super Bowl rings.
Favorite Foods: anything Italian
Pre-Competition Meal: a bowl of Lucky Charms cereal
Favorite Athlete: Dwight Howard
Favorite Movies: Transformers 1 & 2
Favorite Music: rap and R&B
Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Netherlands
Did You Know?: Kayla may be tall but she doesn't like playing basketball.
MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS
2010 USAT National Championships (Middle): BRONZE
2010 USAT Daytona Beach National Qualifier (Middle): GOLD
2010 Spanish Open (Middle): BRONZE
2009 Pan Am Junior Championships (Jr. Lt. Heavy): BRONZE
2009 USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Lt. Heavy)
2009 USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Lt. Heavy): 1st
2009 USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Lt. Heavy): SILVER
2009 USAT National Qualifier (Senior): SILVER
2009 USAT National Qualifier (Junior): GOLD
2004 USAT Junior Olympics: SILVER
2003 USAT Junior Olympics: BRONZE
2000 USAT Junior Olympics: SILVER
1999 USAT Junior Olympics: GOLD
last updated 9/17/12