Alexa De Alejandro

Alexa is a Latina woman with black hair who is sitting in a wheelchair wearing a blue jean jacket. She has a blue t-shirt with green lettering and a green heart in the middle that reads “cerebral palsy awareness month.”

Alexa De Alejandro is a 23 year old Latina woman born with cerebral Palsy. Despite having many challenges in her life, Alexa has continued to live life to the fullest. With the help from God and her mentor, Maria Palacios She has been given opportunities to share her talents with the world. Alexa has been blessed to take part in some empowering events, including being a guest speaker at the  ADA 25th anniversary  celebration and being awarded the Youth Advocate of the Year Award by the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities in 2018. She  has also served on various advocacy panels representing youth with disabilities. Her advocacy has also involved speaking to transition age students with disabilities about her  personal transition into college, the obstacles, the fears, and the things she has accomplished. She has also been a part of the social media team for the “Becoming Helen Keller Community Marketing Team and ADA Lead on Productions.

In her free time , Alexa also serves in the children’s worship team ministry at Lakewood church and loves making YouTube videos to bring disability awareness and positivity to the world.