MacKenzie is a native Oregonian, born and raised in Newberg. She attended Saint Mary’s College of California and pursued a double major in dance and women studies, as well as a minor in math. MacKenzie has worked in the financial industry since 2018. In the past she has enjoyed volunteering to teach and educate youth in the community, about both finance and dance. In her spare time, she likes to dance, travel, and try out new restaurants in the Portland area.