Alex is 29 years old and lives in Western New York. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Niagara University and a Certification in Security Management and Homeland Security from The University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is also professionally certified in Statement Analysis. Despite his education in the field of Criminal Justice, Alex instead chose to pursue a writing career and became a video game and sports journalist out of college. He has worked as a video games journalist since 2009. As of January 2016, his online content has been viewed over 30.6 million times.