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Mackenzie Schutt biography: 13 things about Miss Ohio USA 2023


Mackenzie Schutt is an athlete, a distant runner, an equestrian rider, a model and a beauty queen from Westerville, Ohio, United States. She is a strength and conditioning specialist certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Schutt earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. She earned her master’s degree in sports business from the Duquesne University Palumbo Donahue School of Business in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.


As a personal trainer, Schutt has trained women through pregnancy and clients with neurological diseases. She has also helped beginner runners across a marathon finish line. 

Originally from Pittsburgh, Schutt started modelling professionally in January 2005. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. From 2013 to 2017, she attended Calvin University. From August 2014 to May 2016, she was a campus safety dispatcher at the university.
  2. From May 2014 to January 2016, she worked for DICK’s Sporting Goods in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania as an apparel associate.
  3. From May 2015 to January 2016, she worked for VESLA 360 Sports Performance and Physical Therapy in Cranberry Township as an office manager.
  4. On August 12, 2016, she started dating The Ohio State University alumnus Thomas Martinez.
  5. From September 2016 to December 2016, she was an exercise specialist intern at Amway in Ada, Michigan.
  6. On December 2, 2017, she finished in the Top 15 at Miss Pennsylvania USA 2018 at the Hyatt Regency, Pittsburgh International Airport in Pittsburgh.
  7. From March 2018 to April 2018, she worked for Prescribe Fit in Columbus, Ohio as a personal trainer.
  8. On November 4, 2018, she finished in the Top 10 at Miss Ohio USA 2019 at the Matthews Auditorium in Sharonville, Ohio.
  9. In 2019, she joined Fit One Four and Mack’s Fit, which are both in Westerville, as a personal trainer. From January 2019 to January 2021, she worked for 3 Minute Fitness in New Albany, Ohio as a group fitness instructor. On November 9, 2019, she competed at Miss Ohio USA 2020 at the Matthews Auditorium in Sharonville and was third runner-up to Sthephanie Miranda.
  10. On July 10, 2021, she represented Westerville at Miss Ohio USA 2021 and competed against 47 other candidates at the Matthews Auditorium in Sharonville. She was fourth runner-up to Nicole Wess.
  11. On May 21, 2022, she represented West Albany at Miss Ohio USA 2022 and competed against 52 other candidates at The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts in Portsmouth, Ohio. She finished in the Top 16.
  12. On May 20, 2023, she represented Central Ohio at Miss Ohio USA 2023 and competed against 60 other candidates at The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts in Portsmouth. She won the title.
  13. She was 27 years old when she was crowned Miss Ohio USA 2023. She will represent Ohio at Miss USA 2023 in Reno, Nevada, USA.

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