McKynleigh was in her first talent contest when she was 3 years old. It was a rapping contest, and her sister and herself won first place. After that she hung up her "gangster swag" and moved onto the stage. She was Annie in her community theaters production of Annie Jr. when she was 7 years old, and since then she have been involved in over 100 productions. She is an active songwriter/ street performer and she has won numerous talent competitions with her choreography and dance. McKynleigh has been performing in amateur shows for 13 years, and her strength is in country music. She has never had the chance to be in a show choir before, because she was home-schooled. She lives in Paducah, KY. She entered The Glee Project competition at the Chicago open casting call.
A-Z McKynleigh SongsEdit
|Title||Originally By||Song Type||Episode|
|Keep Holding On||Avril Lavigne||Leaving Song||Dance-ability|
|Last Name||Carrie Underwood||Last Chance Preformance||Dance-ability|
|Piece of My Heart||Janis Joplin||Last Chance Performance||Vulnerability|
- McKynleigh felt very confident about preforming Last Name becasue she had preformed it many times before, yet was eliminated right after she sang it.