Born and raised in Anchorage, AK, Kendra Guffey grew up fishing and hunting. She considers herself to be a skilled outdoorswoman. Travel is her passion and she has been all over the world, most recently returning from a trek to Everest Base Camp in Nepal at 17,665 feet in October 2006. She was certified as a scuba diver in 1989 in 38 degree-waters in Alaska. She is now a dive master with a certification in shark diving from South Africa. In high school, Kendra was in theater, marching band, pep club, art club and French club. She put herself through college by working summers in the Aleutian Islands as a butcher in a fresh/frozen fish-packing plant. She received her bachelor's degree in English from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. In 1996, she was employed by Sony Pictures in the scuba department. She has also worked as a sound restoration coordinator and administrative assistant. Kendra loves to compete and says she is very stubborn and won't give up without a fight. She considers herself to be adventurous, energetic and curious. In her spare time, Kendra participates in historical reenactments of Victorian balls, sews costumes and cooks period food from historical cookbooks. She also enjoys kickboxing, running, hiking and core training. She has four cats: Edgar Allen Poe, Annabelle Lee, Calliope and Algernon.
She has been living in Los Angeles for the last 16 years.
Her birth date is May 21, 1968.