A well-rounded student athlete proves to have great work ethic, and Clinton sprinter Mauricka McKenzie Jr. has just what a coach looks for.
Mauricka McKenzie Jr. signed a letter of intent to join the track and field team at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans.
The three-year starter has made a name for himself in the 110m high hurdles, 300m intermediate hurdles and the 4×400 relay.
McKenzie is a member of the National Honor Society and four-year member of the Clinton High School marching band.
He also achieved the rank of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America at the age of 14.
Mauricka McKenzie Jr. is the son of Oona McKenzie and Mauricka McKenzie Sr.