McKenzie Hopper started with Jenks in February of 2020 as one of the Assistant Guard Directors. She helps teach the fall and winter guard programs which include both high school and middle school levels.
Mrs. McKenzie is a graduate of Bixby High School, class of 2012. She began her guard career in the 7th grade winter program and continued into the high school fall program, becoming captain in 2012. She then graduated and spent two seasons as a member of Eclectix Independent Winter Guard, serving as captain for one and competing in WGI. Mrs. McKenzie spent fours summers touring DCI with the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps from 2012-2014 and spent her final season with the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps in 2015 where they won a bronze metal! She taught the Bixby Guard from 2013-2018 and also helped teach Owasso Guard from 2016-2017. Other than that, Mrs. McKenzie works a full time job outside of teaching guard. She graduated from Tulsa Community College with her associates in Business and is close to completing her bachelors at NSU. She recently married in September of 2020 and lives with her husband and dog!