Nakia S. Walters was born and raised in San Diego, CA. She graduated high school at Monte Vista High. Nakia grew up playing sports including basketball, track and field, and volleyball. She started working at age 17 and began modeling at age 23. She had her first photoshoot in 2011 for an online clothing boutique and Walked her first fashion show in 2012 for Fashion Week San Diego as well as 2013. She has been in numerous photo shoots and fashion shows throughout southern california and Texas for local designers and boutiques.