Alex was born in Washington, DC and was raised in Maryland. While earning his degree from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in criminal justice, Alex became an intern at the Eastern Correctional Institution where he assisted inmates with continuing education while incarcerated.
Alex then went on to study at the University of North Carolina – Charlotte in communications. He is married to Nia Kearns and has a daughter, Ally. An avid fan of the Orioles and other MD teams, Alex likes to travel to other cities for sporting events. He is also a fan of Charlotte FC and the Hornets.
Alex is a volunteer basketball coach for elementary age girls where his daughter plays. Alex enjoys vacationing with his wife and daughter.