Alex is a current first-year student in the School of Public Affairs at American University. Alex intends with graduating in 2022 with a major in Political Science, a minor in International Studies, and a certificate in Advanced Leadership Studies from the SPA Leadership Program. After college, Alexander intends on studying Constitutional Law with the intent of running for an elected office or working as a lobbyist.
Growing up in Seaside, California, Alex spent his early summers working at Monterey Airbus, a private transport company. There he learned the value of hard work and acquired verbal and written communication skills to facilitate the division of work. From there, Alex managed a team of students as the Sports Editor of the publication Tusitala, worked as a school tour guide, and taught a freshman class at his high school, The Robert Louis Stevenson School. However, Alex got his big break when he was hired as a Business Development Intern at the tech startup, GroundWork. While originally working on maintaining a social media presence, Alex was quickly promoted to the translation of business and legal documents, website development and research projects. Here, Alex learned a plethora of skills related towards computer usage, such as WordPress, Weebly, Microsoft Office as well as being able to work on his corporate Spanish, a language he is fluent in.