Kaitlyn grew up in Wake Forest NC, where she trained and competed with The Dance Attic for over ten years. During her time at TDA Kaitlyn performed in countless high scoring routines and had the opportunity to take class with many different choreographers including Napoleon D'umo, Sonya Tayeh, and Twitch. She graduated from Duke University in May of 2015 with a B.A in Psychology. Kaitlyn was a member of the Duke University Varsity Cheerleading Squad for all four years of her undergraduate career and she served as a captain for two straight years. Through cheerleading she had the opportunity to perform in front of thousands of fans at many events including the Belk Bowl, Chick- Fila Bowl, Sun Bowl, ACC Championship Football game, and even the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship game. Her senior year of college Kaitlyn was also a member of the Duke University Dancing Devils Nationals Dance team. She performed with the Dancing Devils at the NDA national competition in Daytona Florida.