HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Jan. 18, 2018. Contract option for 2020 season exercised on Nov. 20, 2019. Signed a new contract through 2022, with club options through 2024, on January 16, 2020.
A heady defender who smoothly distributes out of the back, McKenzie is a rising star in MLS in defense. McKenzie was named a finalist for the league's Rookie of the Year award his first season.
COLLEGE: McKenzie joined the Union after one season at Wake Forest University, where he appeared in 16 matches as a freshman in 2017, playing 685 minutes for a team that finished in fifth place in the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I final postseason rankings. He helped the school to a 19-2-2 record over his one year with the Demon Deacons.
OUTSIDE MLS: Made eight appearances with Bethlehem Steel.
INTERNATIONAL: Received his first senior team call-up for the 2019 January camp. He is also a regular member of the United States Under-20 National Team, part of Tab Ramos' regular starting XI in the 2018 Concacaf U-20 Championships, won by the U.S. He previously played for the U-18s while also attending camps for the U-16s and U-15s.