Born in Pleasanton, Ca
Currently based out of Livermore, Ca
Father Jim McKinnon (step Father that raised me from 5)
Graduate of Sociology from the University of Nevada Las Vegas
-Two time West Coast Region champion NIRA 2005 and 2006
-Short Round Qualifier CNFR Mesquite series champ 2012
-California Circuit Champ 2017
-World standing 29th 2017
-Two time SoCal Pro Rodeo Series Champ
-First Pro Rodeo Win Folsom, Ca in 2003
-Qualified for my first Rodeo Houston in 2008
PRCA’s Industry Outreach Department under Director Julie Jutten since 2013, speaker at camps and fundraisers from New York to Southern California.
Part of 2009-2010 managed the Bottled Water Department for Ising’s Culligan Water
Hit a record for route sales with my division in the heat of the recession in California.
Rest of time spent riding horses on the English and Western side of things for World Champs on down to back yard horse owners (2004-2008, 2010-2015)
Fun fact only got to be around horses 2 weeks out of the year from birth until I was 14.
(Got on two calves when I was six, went on a medically forced break, and then did not get another opportunity to pursue my dream until I was 14)
Trained Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Travis Tooke, Houston and Darlynson Lira, California off and on since 2011 and have been cross trained in Combat Sports/Martial Arts off and on since I was 12 years old.