Kiarra earned a B.F.A in Theatre with a concentration in acting and directing from Central Michigan University. She plays on the Playground Incubator team Honey Merchant, which performs during Sunday's Best with Preach every week and the indie team Dog Jaw. Kiarra studies and writes sketch, some of which can be seen during The UpNextSketch Show, November and December at The Playground, produced by Honey Merchant! *Kiarra goes by Kiarra instead of Kiarra JL Butler because she is obsessed with Zendaya.