In 2015, MaKenzie Divina represented River City as Miss River City's Outstanding Teen at the Miss South Carolina's Outstanding Teen pageant. She was also the first runner up to Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2016.
In 2016, Divina won Miss South Carolina Teen United States 2016 and the opportunity to represent South Carolina at Miss Teen United States 2016. She placed in the Top 15 at Miss Teen United States 2016.
In 2017, she modeled for evening gown designer Jovani at Atlanta Market.
In 2018, she competed for and won the title of Miss South Carolina USA 2019 and the opportunity to represent South Carolina at Miss USA 2019 on May 2, 2019 in Reno Tahoe!
She is from Powdersville, SC. MaKenzie is a native of Anderson, South Carolina and now is a junior nursing major at Clemson University. She is also a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and a tour guide helping the younger generation discover Clemson! Makenzie has two amazing older brothers Justin and Jarren who both reside in other states! She wouldn’t be here today without the support of her amazing parents Dr. Darius and Michelle Divina! Her father is an orthopedic surgeon and mother is a yoga instructor. MaKenzie strives to one day be a trauma nurse and serve others in need. She loves her fur baby Alfie a miniature dachshund and her other dog Duke! MaKenzie cannot wait to serve the great state of South Carolina with her beautiful teen queen Allie Richardson! Finally she wants to thank everyone who has supported her through this process and especially the Lord who lead her to the crown!