Makenzie McMurtrey was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was homeschooled until high school, where she attended and graduated from Leadership Academy of Nevada. Shortly after graduation in 2017. Makenzie began taking Emergency Medical Transport classes. Her educational plans include nursing school, specializing in labor and delivery. At 20 years of age, Makenzie has a passion for horses, rodeo, nature, fashion, and service. Future plans include furthering her education, riding her horses, attending and participating in many rodeos, and some day having the admirable job of wife and mother.