Born in Austin, TX, Kailani So-Fresh has roots in gospel, jazz, and ballet. She sung her first solo at the tender age of four in a church in Ashaffenburg, Germany. She states, "I always sung in church. My husband encouraged me to use my talent to arrange and write music…from there I never stopped writing and recording".
Kailani currently lives in North Carolina with her husband who is also her producer and two daughters.