Alexandra was born in Towson, MD but raised in Columbia, SC along with her two younger brothers. She swam and played lacrosse at Spring Valley High School, and was also part of the year-around club swim team. After graduating with honors, Alexandra chose to attend the University of Alabama on the National Merit Scholarship, and is working toward a dual major in chemical engineering and chemistry. She began working in the Rupar Group in the spring of 2016 and is currently working on the synthesis of electron deficient small molecules. In her spare time, Alexandra enjoys traveling, crafting, hanging out with friends, and watching tv.