MaKayla Elizabeth Connick was born July 6, 2011 weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. She was born at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Her parents are Travis and Nicole Connick of Minburn, Iowa. She has two brothers, Logan and Jacob. Grandparents are Jim and Kathy Connick of Minburn, Iowa and Jeff and Terri Leerhoff of Linden, Iowa.