Mikayla Lian Magee was born on June 4, 1999 in China. Mikayla comes from a large family of nine! Her family includes her parents (Bill and Mary Ann), three brothers (David, Will, and Tyler) and three sisters (Kristen, Nicole and Samantha). Currently, Mikayla is a junior at Clear Creek High School and she will graduate in the spring of 2018.

At the age of four and half, Mikayla's mom decided to put her into gymnastics because she was doing splits in doorways and climbing up door jams! Mikayla began her gymnastics career at Mihaiuc Gymnastics Academy (MGA) under coaches Costela Mihaiuc and Calin Bufu.

In the fall of 2007, Mikayla began competing as a level 6 gymnast. She won uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise and the all-around titles at the Level 6 District Championships. At the Level 6 State Championships, she finished 10th in the all-around. Mikayla moved up to level seven in the spring of 2008. At the Level 7 Statewide Qualifier, she finished second in the all-around and first on balance beam. She then won a bronze medal on balance beam at the IGHOF Classic. She concluded her level 7 season at the State Championships.

Mikayla moved up to level 8 for the 2009 season. At the State Championships, she placed third in the all-around with a 37.575. She qualified to the Region 3 Championships where she finished fourth in the all-around out of 54 competitors! In the summer, Mikayla qualified to HOPES pre-elite and competed at the US Challenge in Des Moines, IA. In the fall of 2009, Mikayla made the National TOPs "A" Team. After Mikayla's 2009 season, she began training at Woodlands Gymnastics Academy (WGA) under coaches Debbie Kaitschuck, Deana Parish and Jason Waldon.

In 2010, Mikayla placed eighth overall at the Metroplex Challenge as a level 9. At the WOGA Classic, she finished second in the all-around and first on uneven bars. Mikayla then traveled to Ohio for the Buckeye Classic Elite Qualifier where she won the all-around title as well as first on uneven bars and balance beam, qualifying to junior pre-elite. At the Level 9 State Championships, Mikayla placed fifth in the all-around and second on balance beam. Mikayla concluded her 2010 season at the US Challenge in Chicago, IL where she won gold medals on uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise and in the all-around.

Mikayla started her 2011 season at the WOGA National Elite Qualifier where she qualified to junior pre-elite after finishing fourth in the all-around and third on vault, uneven bars and balance beam. Prior to State Meet, she moved back to MGA Elite to train under coaches Costela Mihaiuc and Owen Dickens. At the Level 10 State Championships, she placed 8th in the all-around and fourth on balance beam. Mikayla qualified to the Junior Olympic NIT after placing 11th in the all-around and fourth on vault at the Region 3 Championships. At the Junior Olympic NIT, she won a silver medal on vault! Mikayla concluded her 2011 season at the Disney National Elite Qualifier where she placed fifth in the all-around and first on vault.

In 2013, Mikayla placed sixth in the all-around as well as third on vault and floor exercise at the Level 10 State Championships. She was unable to compete at Regionals due to a minor injury. In September 2013, Endeavor Elite Gymnastics Academy (Formerly MGA Elite) closed, so Mikayla started training at Reflex Gymnastics Academy.

Mikayla finished first in the all-around with a 38.500 and second on vault, balance beam and floor exercise at the 2014 Level 10 State Championships. She had a great meet at the Region 3 Championships where she placed second in the all-around with a 38.100 and third on vault and balance beam. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Jackson, MS, finishing sixth in the all-around with a 37.975, seventh on vault and ninth on floor exercise.

In 2015, Mikayla placed seventh in the all-around with a 37.575, first on floor exercise and third on vault at the State Championships. At the Region 3 Championships, she finished sixth in the all-around with a 37.400, fourth on uneven bars, fifth on vault and sixth on floor exercise. Mikayla qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals in Des Moines, IA where she placed sixth on floor exercise. In 2016, Mikayla finished second in the all-around with a 37.700 and first on uneven bars and floor exercise at the State Championships. She had a great meet at the Region 3 Championships, finishing fourth in the all-around with a 37.850, first on uneven bars, second on vault and third on floor exercise. She qualified to the Junior Olympic Nationals for the third time in Ft. Worth, TX.

Currently, Mikayla is preparing for the 2017 season as a level 10 gymnast. She trains 24 hours per week at Pearland Elite Gymnastics in Pearland, TX under coaches Tasha Beale, Nick Cedillo and Tony Pineda.