Enrolled in January at the University of Memphis after transferring from the University of Miami...Worked out with the Tigers during the spring 2009 practice session...Had requested a waiver from the NCAA to play immediately, but the waiver was denied and he was ineligible for game action in 2009.
University of Miami:
Played three games as a redshirt-freshman receiver for the Hurricanes...Saw action in 2008 versus Duke, Wake Forest and Virginia Tech...Was not credited with a pass reception in 2008...Was injured in a car accident in June 2007 and was forced to redshirt as a freshman.
Totaled 17 receptions for 380 yards and four touchdowns as a senior at Bradenton Prep in 2006...Also logged 33 carries for 345 yards and four touchdowns...Tallied seven punt returns for touchdowns (four others called back due to penalty)...Averaged 20 yards every time he touched the ball as a senior, whether it was a run, catch or punt return...Attended St. Petersburg Catholic High his first three years...Rated the No. 16 wide receiver in the nation and the No. 17 player on the Florida Top 100 by Rivals.com...Ranked the No. 32 wide receiver and the No. 22 player on the Florida Hot 100 by Scout.com...Rated the No. 16 player in Florida and the No. 18 wide receiver in the nation by SuperPrep...Also lettered in basketball at Bradenton, and averaged more than 20 points per game.
Jermaine McKenzie is the son of Elyonda Harrell and John Mckenzie...Born May 17, 1989, in Bradenton, Fla....Is the fraternal twin of Tremaine McKenzie.