Graduated from Colquitt County Senior High School.
Competed for the Moss Farms Diving Team and was coached by Ed Goodman.
Was the 2012 5A state champion and 2013 6A state champion on the 1-meter springboard.
Placed fifth at the USA Diving Age Group National Championships on the 1-meter springboard in 2012 and on the 3-meter springboard in 2011.
Came in first on the 1-meter springboard at the 2006 U.S. Diving Spring East Nationals.
Qualified for All-America honors four times.
Born January 3, 1995.
Daughter of David and Susan Kirkland.
Majoring in Scientific Illustration.