Max Mackenzie grew up in Ohio, and currently resides in Kirkland, WA. Max is planning to attend Fairhaven College and pursue an undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies including Teaching, Social Justice, and English. They hope to become a high school teacher that challenges their students to think about social justice and intersectionality. They look forward to teaching students how to dismantle ableism and encourage critical thought, as well as spreading info on how to be an activist. Max received the Bellevue PFLAG, Pride Foundation Community and Washington Regional scholarships.