Hometown: Bristol, TennesseePrior to Samford, Alexis was the secretary of the National Honor Society for Kingsport Christian Academy. She was also an intern at a neuropharmacology lab at East Tennessee State University, where she had the opportunity to investigate the effects of an ADHD medication (methylphenidate) on the brain with Dr. Brooks Pond and a graduate student. She traveled to San Diego, California to the Experimental Biology conference where she presented the results of this study. In her free time, Alexis enjoys running, playing soccer, and oil painting. While attending Samford, Alexis plans to study biology and continue doing research. After graduation, her goal is to attend medical school and specialize in dermatology.