Rylee was born and raised in Burns, Wyoming and is the 4th generation of her family to grow up in Laramie County. She fell in love with the agriculture industry at a very young age after being active in 4H and FFA. Rylee competed on several different teams for each organization and represented various groups on the national level. She went on to judge livestock for Laramie County Community College.
Rylee has a strong passion for the sport of rodeo. She grew up around horses and has competed in the sport of rodeo from a very young age. During her sophomore year of college, she was granted an opportunity that would aide her in being an advocate for the sport when she became the Lady in Waiting for Cheyenne Frontier Days. She would go on to serve as Miss Frontier in 2017.
With roots in eastern Laramie County, she hopes to pursue a career being an advocate for the agriculture industry and western way of life that embodies the spirit in Wyoming and surrounding areas. She will graduate in May of 2019 with a degree in agriculture communication with minors in agriculture business and public relations. She wants to use her degree along with her background and experience to further promote the industry she is so passionate about.