Stacey McKenzie has channeled her passion for fashion into a successful career. A supermodel, TV Personality and Motivational Speaker, Stacey is one of the most recognizable faces in the industry. Self- trained as a model, Stacey has and continues to work with some of the world’s fashion elites. She has been a staple on numerous pages and covers of top fashion magazines and major campaigns including, Vogue (U.S., Italian, British, Korean & Spanish), Harpers Bazaar, Interview, Vibe, Flare, Calvin Klein, Jean Paul Gaultier and MAC Cosmetics. Hit reality shows such as Canada’s Next Top Model and MTV Made have had Stacey as a Judge and Model Mentor. VOGUE recently named Stacey 1 of 5 Jamaican Models Who Changed The Face of Fashion.
As a Inspirational/Motivational Speaker, Stacey has inspired people with her heartfelt and hilariously raw look into her journey to become an international top model and entrepreneur. Her speaking engagements includes, Teen VOGUE Fashion University, Kent University, Daemen College, Queens School of Business, Canadian Mental Health Association and numerous Middle and High Schools.
In 2005 Stacey founded Walk This Way Workshops, an organization designed to empower and educate people who have an interest in the fashion industry. In 2013 she launched her first annual The Walk Camp for young girls, a free 2 week camp to empower girls to value their uniqueness, inspiring them to find their individual voice.
In recognition of her outstanding work and support of youth, her leadership capabilities and for being a strong female role model in our communities, the industry has recognized and honoured Stacey with several awards, including the Success, Engagement & Empowerment Award from the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa, Women in Media Award from Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities and the Jackie Robinson Fortitude Award.
Stacey can currently be seen on Style Factory as a Style Expert and on America’s Next Top Model as the official Model Coach and Guest Judge.