Originally from Chicago, Kateri has been modeling since she was 16, which inspired her to have a healthy and fit lifestyle. While modeling, Kateri is getting her degree in Nutrition and Health Science at Purdue University. She has also started her own brand KL Healthclub where she inspires people to have a healthy lifestyle suggesting workouts regimens and a healthy diet. A few examples of brands collaborations are Pretty Little Things, Frankies Bikinis, Bamba Swim, Princess Polly, I.AM.GIA, Verge Girl, Bali Body, Pure Kana, Réalization Par.