Makenzy grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana. She graduated from McNeese State University with a Bachelors degree in Family and Consumer Science: Child Studies. She has over 11 years of administrative work experience. Makenzy moved to Houston in 2016 with husband, Jonathan, and their four children, Cady, Taylor-Paige, Bennett & Crew. When not working Makenzy can be found cheering on her children during their many activities, hunting, fishing and spending time with family.