Kayla Padilla Biography

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Kayla Padilla is a college basketball player wearing jersey no. 45 for USC Trojans Women’s basketball. As a guard, she played 31 games and avgs. 7.9 points, 1.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 0.8 steals in this season 2023-2024. She has shown amazing control on the court along with Juju Watkins in the ongoing 2023-2024 NCAA college tournament. 

Kayla Padilla Early Life, Family & Education

Kayla Padilla was born on 11th October 2001 in Torrance, California which makes her 22 years old as of March 2024. She was raised by her parents, Joy and Ian Padilla. She has two twin sisters: Avaceline and Jordan Camille. Both her twin sisters were born in 2013.   

Talking about her education, Kayla attended and graduated from Bishop Montgomery High School from 2015-2019. At school, she was Bishop Montgomery Ambassador, Vice President of the National Honors Society, and three-time Captain of the Varsity Women’s Basketball Team. Her coach was Bishop alumna Noelle Quinn.  

Kayla graduated from the University of Pennsylvania – class of 2023. She received a Bachelor of Science in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Management from the Wharton School of Business. Kayla graduated from the University of Southern California – class of 2024. At the University of Southern California, she earned a Master of Science in entrepreneurship and invocation. 

Career

Kayla Padilla started playing and practicing basketball at age 4. At the University of Pennsylvania, she was a four-year member of the Quakers Women’s Basketball Team and two-time Captain of the Women’s Basketball Team. 

  • As a freshman in 2019-2020, she started all 27 games, averaging a team-high 32.4 minutes per game. She was a two-time Ivy League Player of the Week. Also, she received the titles “2020 Ivy League Rookie of the Year” and “2020 First Team All-Ivy.” 
  • As a sophomore season 2020-2021, her games were canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • She played as a junior in season 2021-2022. She started and played in all 20 games and averaged 37.6 minutes. She received the titles “Ivy League Player of the Week”, “First Team All-Ivy”, and the honor of “First Team All-Big 5.”
  • As a senior season 2022-2023, she played all 29 games, with 17.7 points per game. She was three-time Ivy League Player of the Week and USBWA National Player of the Week. 
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Internship

Kayla Padilla began working as a Corporate Finance Intern at Allied Universal in Tustin, CA for four months (from May to August 2020). She worked for the Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club from Oct 2019 – to May 2022 (2 years and 8 months).

Kayla worked as an Entertainment Banking Intern at City National Bank in Beverly Hills, CA, for four months (from May- Aug 2021). She worked as a Large Customer Sales BOLD Intern at Google in Chicago, IL for four months (from May – Aug 2022). 

Since April 2020, Kayla has been the founder and editor-in-chief at “The Sideline Post“. She collaborated with rising hip-hop artist and TikTok star Headband Andy to build his first official artist website. She continues to update with upcoming shows, pictures, and new singles/videos. 

Kayla Padilla Biography

Real Name Kayla Cassandra Padilla
Birth Date 11 October 2001
Age (as of 2024) 22 Years
Birth Place Torrance, Southern California, U.S.
Profession Basketball Player
College University of Southern California
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 74 kg  –  in Pounds – 163 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Kayla Padilla USC Trojan

Family

Father Ian Padilla
Mother Joy Padilla
Sister Ava Padilla, Jordan Padilla
Brother

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is her boyfriend? None
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Personal Life

Kayla is in a relationship with Brandon Osorio (Instagram username @_branz_). Her boyfriend, Brandon, graduated from Vanguard University of Southern California in May 2023. Together, the couple completed their two years of relationship in June 2021, as per an Instagram post.

On 15th February 2024, the couple shared their photo of celebrating Valentine. Brandon Osorio caption: One of our firsts, one of my favourites, to our first Valentines in person ever 🥳 Happy Valentine’s Day, my love ❤️❤️ #mymaryjanetomypeter

Social Media

She is active on social media platforms. She has 1278 followers on her LinkedIn Page. She has a TikTok account. She has 1148 followers on her Twitter account @kaylacp_. She has verified the Instagram account username @k.smooth.

She has 7966 followers on her Instagram page. She uses the pronouns – “she/her.” She associated with the brand BONFIRE Farewell Tour Campaign by Kayla P. with a message to celebrate KP’s last year of college basketball.

Kayla Padilla Net Worth

Kayla Padilla is a multi-talented asian american young player. She is USC Trojans Women’s basketball team player no. 45. She has various sources of income, including sponsorships and collaboration. She is also founder and editor-in-chief at “The Sideline Post” since April 2020. Kayla Padilla has an estimated net worth of around $350,000 as of 2024. 

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Trivia

  • Kayla has an interest in technology, sports, and music. She taught herself to learn and play the guitar and the drums. She stated: “As much as I am a huge fan of basketball, I’m equally if not more a huge fan of music.” 
  • Kayla Padilla is proficient in operating various software and applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Salesforce, Canva, Final Cut Pro, and Google Suite. She also knows Google Ads, YouTube, Social Media Management, Website Analytics, Project Management, and Public Speaking.

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