A Tampa, Florida native, Kaba moved to Queens, New York after graduating from high school to pursue one of his passions: soccer. Kaba played on the collegiate level as part of the St. John's University soccer team. At St. John's, Kaba majored in Fine Arts.
Unfortunately, Kaba didn't make it into the world of professional soccer, but his unique Albanian features landed him some modeling gigs. From there, he launched his acting career.