School: East Henderson High School
Hometown: Henderson, NC
Alexander Acosta attends East Henderson High School and is enrolled in the North Carolina School of Science and Math online class of 2020. Passionate about elevating people of color, Alexander volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club of Henderson County because he wants the kids to feel safe, loved, and cared for. At East Henderson High School, he is a member of the Science Olympiad team. Alexander aspires to become a pediatrician, and has already started shadowing at hospitals. In his free time, he enjoys reading, collecting plants, watching Hulu or Netflix with his brothers, and being active outside.