Sam McKenzie

For District 15 Representative


Sam McKenzie is a “servant leader” with a heart for his community and the 15th District. 

The Issues

Education – Education Funding

HealthCare – Medicaid Expansion

Criminal Justice Reform

Living Wage Increase

The Leadership Our District Needs Right Now

Meet Sam McKenzie

Born and raised in Knoxville, TN. Sam along with his two brothers Reginald and Raleigh attended public schools and are proud graduates of Austin-East High School. Sam went on to attend Fisk University earning a B.S. in Physics and obtained his M.S. in Solid State Physics from the University of Memphis. Sam is a life member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Sam returned to Knoxville after college to start his 30+ year career at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Sam has been involved in the community for many years in various capacities and serves on numerous boards. See Civic/Community for more info!

Sam enjoys officiating football at high school and collegiate levels and worked championship games at both levels.
Sam is a proud husband, father and grandfather. Sam and his wife have a blended family of 6 children. He attends Foster Chapel Baptist Church.

Get In Involved

Would you like to Volunteer, post a yard sign, host a meeting, or maybe you have another idea? Let us know. We'd love to hear from you!