Alexa is a San Diego native and a proud San Diego State Aztec. She attended SDSU on a Track and Field scholarship for the discus throw. She earned a B.S. in Public Administration with a minor in Television, Film, and New Media and finished her collegiate track career as an All-American discus thrower and 9th at NCAA Nationals. In 2017, Alexa earned her Masters in Public Administration with an emphasis in foreign affairs. Later that year, she joined the Prospect General Sales & Marketing team. Alexa previously interned with the San Diego Diplomacy Council and arranged diplomatic visits to the city and she coaches track part-time at a local high school.