McKinlee is a national level competitive cheerleader with level 6 tumbling skills. She is a track and tennis athlete who loves all sports as well as working out. She has been performing in front of large crowds since the age of 3. McKinlee is the 2018 National American Miss Kansas Preteen queen, winning the Top Model Competition, Casual wear modeling competition, and the most promising model award. She has done print work, runway, website modeling and even has a Marc Defang NY shoe named after her on his website. She has an infectious smile, a great personality, takes direction well and loves being in front of the camera.