Micaila grew up on the South Coast of Massachusetts and joined the United States Marine Corps upon graduating from high school. Micaila has had a passion for photography since she was a young child taking dance classes. She always wanted to be on the other side of the camera. Photography started as a hobby for her and grew into something more as she traveled the world with the Marine Corps.
After Micaila's time in the United States Marine Corps, she began her college career at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She majored in Graphic Design with a minor in studio art photography. After moving back to Massachusetts to be with family, Micaila decided to finish her degree works at Bridgewater State University. Micaila wants to take her two worlds of the military and photography to document the lives and times of veterans in the community.