Mackensie Alexander

CB

#24

Experience: 6 years

Height: 5-10

Age: 27

Weight: 192 lbs

College: Clemson

2021 SEASON

  • Solo
    11
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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Biography

• Re-joined Vikings as a free agent from the Bengals for 2021 where he started a career-high 10 games in 2020.

• Registered 4.0 sacks in 2018 to lead all NFL CBs and tied Robert Griffith for the most in a single season by a Vikings DB.

• Selected by Minnesota in the 2nd round with the 54th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. 

OFF THE FIELD

• Honored by Collier County, Florida, when June 28, 2016, was recognized as Mackensie Alexander Day to honor his success and charitable works.

• Helped host Special Olympics MN athletes for an evening of flag football at TCO Performance Center.

• Spoke to the Vikings' 2017 rookie class during the team's Rookie Success Program in the offseason.

• Twin brother, Mackenro, played at Auburn and Northeast Mississippi Community College before transferring to Iowa State, where he finished his collegiate career.

• Born to Haitian immigrants in South Florida who picked tomatoes and oranges to provide for the family.

• Spoke at a migrant workers conference in Pennsylvania during the 2017 offseason.

• Friends with Raiders' 2016 1st-round selection S Karl Joseph and his family, who also share Haitian heritage.

• Teamed up with Adidas to donate $10,000 worth of shoes to the Collier County Boys & Girls Clubs in his hometown just days after being drafted.

• Majored in parks, recreation and tourism.

• Frequently visits Haiti, including a trip after the team's Thanksgiving game in 2017.

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