McKenzie Garrison joined the NJCAA National Office in July 2018 upon their relocation to Charlotte, NC. In her role as the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, Garrison is responsible for assisting with marketing, media relations, and providing support for championship events. Garrison serves as the primary sport contacts for the following sports: Men's & Women's Bowling, Men's & Women's Cross Country, Men's & Women's Half-Marathon, Men's & Women's Tennis, and Women's Volleyball.
A native of North Carolina, Garrison was born and raised in Newton, NC. She earned her undergraduate degree in Sport Management in 2017 from Catawba College in Salisbury, NC. While at Catawba, Garrison was a member of the women's volleyball team for four years. Upon graduating, she continued her education at the University of South Carolina Columbia and earned a Master's in Sport and Entertainment Management in December 2018.