Carinna Elizabeth Burnett was born on August 2, 1996, in Oklahoma, to John Burnett and Cheryl Burnett. She was the couple's seventh child, with her twin sister Maggie being their sixth, and they went on to have one more child after them.
Carinna hunted with her family growing up, and also participated in recreational shooting.
At some point while she was young, Carinna participated in Journey to the Heart, a Christian retreat for teens and young adults to spend time focused on God.
Along with her siblings, Carinna was homeschooled in the Institute of Basic Life Principles program and attended the yearly conferences in Big Sandy, Texas.
Carinna married Daniel S. Penn on February 1, 2020.
The couple has 1 child.
Their first child, daughter Destiny Marie, was born on November 18, 2020.