“Makenzie is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health, with a concentration in Global Health at the University of South Florida. She is picking up a minor in Homeland Security and Disaster Relief as she grew up on the Florida Keys, very knowledgeable on hurricanes and their impact. She has completed research and volunteer hours around Tampa Bay and Monroe Country, focused on improving vulnerable populations. Following graduation, she plans to volunteer with the Peace Corps before pursuing medical school.
Being from the Florida Keys, Makenzie loves being outside in the sunshine and by the water whenever possible. Traveling, cooking and spending time with friends and family are also ways she spends her time.”