Jaden McKenzie


Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 285
  • Hometown Wake Forest, N.C.
  • Last School Wake Forest H.S.
  • Year Freshman

More on Jaden: A three-star prospect who was a key contributor in helping Wake Forest High School win three consecutive 4A state championships … rated as the No. 48 defensive tackle prospect in the nation and the No. 32 player in North Carolina by 247Sports … recorded 71 tackles and 10.5 sacks as a senior … selected to play in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, an annual all-star game between players from North Carolina and South Carolina … finished his high school career on a 45-game winning streak … four-year varsity letterwinner … as a junior, compiled 97 tackles, 23 tackles-for-loss and nine sacks … totaled 28.5 sacks over his final three seasons … originally from New Orleans, his family moved to North Carolina after Hurricane Katrina when Jaden was 5 … mother is Quandra McKenzie.