Kyler is a native of New Mexico and currently a graduate student at Arizona State University. He received his undergraduate degree at New Mexico State University. He is currently researching the lives and attitudes of siblings of the Founding Fathers. He is the descendant of no fewer than six veterans of the American Revolution and it was his interest in his family’s history that sparked a deep appreciation for the era. In addition to history, he writes as an independent sports journalist covering the Arizona Cardinals.