Who Is Kaia Harris, George Karlaftis Girlfriend? Relationship Timeline

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Kaia Harris is the long-time girlfriend of George Karlaftis, the defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs.

The couple has been in a relationship for eight years, first crossing paths during high school in 2016.

George and Kaia celebrated their fifth anniversary on September 18, 2021, and he took to Instagram to express his happiness. Can’t believe it’s already been 5 years @kaia.harris. Seems like it was just yesterday when I met you at Lambert…wow! I love you so much and can’t wait to see what our future holds.

Since their meeting, George and Kaia have maintained a strong and inseparable bond, showcasing their enduring relationship over the years.

George Karlaftis During His Game
George Karlaftis During His Game (Source: Instagram)

George Matthew Karlaftis III is a Greek professional American football defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs in the National Football League (NFL).

Born in Athens, he initially pursued a multi-sport path, engaging in football, track and field, basketball, and water polo. His versatility even led him to play water polo with the Greek national team.

After his family moved to the United States, George shifted his focus to football.

In his collegiate career at Purdue, George Karlaftis earned all-Big Ten honors, showcasing his prowess on the football field.

Subsequently, he was chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round (30th overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Who Is Kaia Harris, George Karlaftis’s Girlfriend?

Kaia Harris, the girlfriend of George Karlaftis, was born on May 4, 1999, and is 25 Years Old.

She grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana, with his parents, Cindy and Courtney. She also has brothers, Courtney and Finely, and two sisters, Ryen and Corinne.

George Karlaftis Girlfriend Kaia Harris
George Karlaftis Girlfriend Kaia Harris (Source: Missouri Athletics)

Kaia attended West Lafayette High School, where she met her boyfriend George. After graduating from school, she graduated from Purdue University with a kinesiology and marketing degree. 

She is continuing her doctorate education at the University of Missouri and will graduate in 2025.

Alongside her education, Kaia also works as a Summer Associate at Husch Blackwell. Previously, she worked as a Marketing Intern at OptoSigma.

Kaia Is A Athlete Student

Kaia Harris is actively involved in track and field at the University of Missouri. She commenced her athletic journey at Purdue University, where she garnered Academic All-America and All-American honors.

In 2019, she participated in indoor track and field. During the same year, Harris redshirted for the outdoor season.

Hailing from West Lafayette, Kaia was recognized with the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award after engaging in three meets in the weight throw, highlighting her sportsmanship and contributions to the team.

Kaia Harris And George Karlaftis’s Relationship Timeline

George Karlaftis and Kaia Harris first met each other during their high school years at Lambert. 

George, who was originally born in Athens and raised in West Lafayette, Indiana, coincidentally shared the same hometown as Kaia.

George And Kaia Started Dating In 2016
George And Kaia Started Dating In 2016 (Source: Instagram)

As their love bloomed over time, they didn’t share much and kept their relationship private, with only close friends and family being aware of their connection. 

George publicly acknowledged their love for each other by sharing a photo of the two of them on his Instagram in September 2021.

Chanda Rai
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