Kayla spent her early years in Florida with her family before they moved to South Wales in early 2003. After completing her A Levels, Kayla moved to Bath where she studied English Literature and Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, achieving a 2:1.
Kayla went on to study her MA in Scriptwriting, graduating in February 2019, while working in the International Department at the same university. It was through this work that grew her interest in the international market that drew her to Vallis. In her spare time, Kayla runs her own production company working on short films and developing scripts and stories.