Alex is from Sterling, Virginia and has been a part of Special Olympics since 2011. He is an athlete and Global Messenger. Alex’s favorite aspect of being in Special Olympics is the sense of comradery he feels with other athletes. On top of that, he enjoys all the volunteer and advocacy work Special Olympics does for the community. Alex is a public speaker for Special Olympics and for the entire disability community as a whole. For entertainment, Alex is a big fan of movies, television shows, games, books, and music. Special Olympics has given Alex a family and platform to advocate for the disability community.