HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Jan. 18, 2018.
A heady defender who smoothly distributes out of the back, McKenzie partnered with Auston Trusty as one of the youngest center back tandems in MLS. McKenzie had 19 regular-season appearances (18 starts) at center back and was named a finalist for the league's Rookie of the Year award.
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.