Mikhayla is the 24-year-old daughter of Mike and Robin DeMott. She resides in Manhattan, Kansas where she is the audience engagement specialist for the Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement. Mikhayla also is a guest host for the Kansas television program, That’s My Farm. She is a graduate of Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications and journalism and minor in leadership studies. As a fourth-generation rodeo competitor her personal and professional mission is bridging the communication gap between entities beyond the sport of rodeo.