Mackenzie graduated in 2020 with a B.A. in Public Relations and Advertising from UNL’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications with a Minor in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs. She is passionate about women’s rights and volunteers with survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Mackenzie worked on public relations campaigns throughout college, one winning a competition for BIG 10 Network. She currently lives in Omaha with her English Bulldog Norma.