Gabrielle played for Coach Smith and Coach Mayfield at Wood River Rural High School. She was a four year letter, three year starter for the Eagles. She was voted captain two of those years. Mackenzie was also awarded Offensive Player of the year in her sophomore season, and voted MVP her senior season. Gabrielle also competed in track all four years of high school. She was award Louplatte conference first team, and was a two time district champion and state medalist for the shot put. She also holds the second all-time shot put record for Wood River Rural High School.
Gabrielle was born in Grand Island, Nebraska to Dean and Rebecca Luehr. She has five brothers and sisters: Madeline Smith, Samantha Luehr, Same Luehr, Gideon Luehr and Joshua Luehr. She enjoys watching movies, riding four wheelers, working with children and hanging out with family.