Anderson was born in 1993 in Fairview, New Jersey. He is the son of Kyle Sr. and Suzanne Anderson. His father was a longtime basketball coach. Anderson's nickname is "Slo Mo" due to his playing style. Anderson led St. Anthony High School to two consecutive titles and was named state player of the year during his senior campaign. Rivals.com named him the No. 1 small forward out of the 2012 recruiting class. Check Anderson out on Instagram (@teamslowmo) and Twitter (@kyleanderson5).