Alex was born and raised in Los Angeles and is a proud Trojan having attended the University of Southern California for his undergraduate studies. He received his M.Div and Th.M from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.
Alex is currently the Executive Pastor of Imago Dei Community in Portland, OR. Prior to moving to Portland he pastored a church he planted in downtown Los Angeles and started a non-profit that provided educational services for underserved youth in the city. His ministry experience includes various ministries (youth, college, young adults), roles (lead and executive pastor), and contexts (multiethnic, Asian American, suburban, and urban) both on the east and west coast.
Alex has been married to his wife Michele since 2000 and they have 5 children.