Makenzie was born and raised in Utah and has been dancing for nearly 3 decades. She has danced competitively her whole life and has continued her passion of the arts by pursuing Museum Studies. Makenzie graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Museum Studies while living abroad in Italy. Makenzie is an active member of the Utah Dance Judges Association and now shares her dance expertise and artistic training through the judging network. Her diverse international background brings a fresh outlook to the fine art and dance community. Currently, Makenzie has a sweet baby boy and a small art business. Makenzie continues to stay involved in the dance community through adjudicating, judging and through her continuous study of all things ART.