Makenzy bennett

Senior Coordinator of leadership development program

Makenzy is a product of the Pacific Northwest, growing up in the Portland, Oregon area and attending the University of Puget Sound in Washington. After graduating with a degree in Psychology and minors in Sociology and Anthropology, she moved to San José to serve with City Year as an educator in a middle school after-school program and tutored English and Language Arts during the school day. Through City Year, she learned firsthand about the resilience and power that students hold and believes in their ability to achieve amazing things. As the Senior Coordinator of the Leadership Development Program, she is excited to continue empowering students and helping them build the skills needed to achieve their goals.