A Goddess Kayla Mcquay

with Playboy South Africa May 2024 cover star Kayla Mcquay / @KaylaMcquay

Tell us something surprising about you. I’m not your average girl next door. I ride motorcycles and horses. I can also work on engines and operate heavy machinery.

Were you excited to shoot for Playboy? Of course! Every time I shoot for playboy it’s just as exciting as the first time.. this shoot in particular was so fun because the location was in Vegas! Had a blast! I love my Playboy family.

What inspires you? My family. Most importantly my beautiful mother.

Why did you choose to pursue a career in modeling? I became a model as a child and always loved being in front of the camera.

Who do you look up to in the modeling industry? Mamie Van Doren. She is such a legend.

What are some of your hobbies? Raising English bulldogs, Spending time with my horses, riding my Harley, and going to the lake.

Name three things on your bucket list. Start a family, own a horse sanctuary, and build my forever dream home.

Turn-ons Confidence, loyalty, and intelligence.

Turn-offs. Nonmanly men, Insecurity, being a pushover.

Describe to us your perfect date. Going somewhere I’ve never been before. I’m big on surprises and showing effort. That’s a perfect date for me regardless of where it is.

Which world capital would you most like to visit, and why? I would love to visit Iceland. It’s so dreamy there and I would love to do a photoshoot with the beautiful Icelandic horses.

What is your mantra? Carpe diem ( seize the day).