Alex was a two sport All-State athlete and team captain. Alex went on to play Big Ten football for the Indiana University Hoosiers where he was a two time letter winner and two time academic All Big 10 honoree. Alex’s playing career was cut short due to a severe back injury in 2013. Forced to hang up his cleats, Alex overcame the injury and graduated from Indiana University with honors in 2016. From 2016-2021 Alex served as a police officer in Bloomington, Indiana where he trained and instructed officers in numerous law enforcement related topics. While working nights as an officer, Alex earned his masters degree and graduated with honors in cybersecurity risk management from Indiana University in 2021. Alex is now a Cybersecurity consultant with PwC, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and lives with his beautiful girlfriend, Dr. Anya de Frias, and their two dogs in Tampa, FL.