Kaitlyn Ayers, 22, is the daughter of Kendall and Elizabeth Ayers of Sikeston, Missouri. In her free time, Kaitlyn competes locally in barrel racing and pole bending with her two American Quarter Horses, Cocoa and Dually. She also enjoys trail riding, reading, and watching baseball. Kaitlyn graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering. She plans to attend medical school to specialize in orthopedics/sports medicine. It is her goal to volunteer with the Justin Sports medicine team and give back to the rodeo community that has given her so much.