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Alexander Wright, Jr.
Height: 6' 5''
College: Edward Waters College
Major/Degree: Business administration
Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Sports Awards or Achievements:
  • Coach's Award from Edward Waters College
  • Played pro basketball overseas
What are you passionate about: Helping kids become successful adults.
Hero or role model: My father, Alexander Wright, Sr., was a phenomenal man. He had a huge impact on my life. Every action my father demonstrated was godly and I appreciated the years of my life that I had the honor of spending with him. He's a legend to me for his humanness, love, compassion, and sincerity. I miss him dearly, but I will see him again. (Oct. 5, 1950-Nov. 24, 2011)
Favorite Activities (besides basketball): Playing the piano by ear. Working out in the gym.
Hobbies: I love to cook.
On teaching others: I teach basketball fundamentals to all ages during my summers.
Favorite quote : Are you a basketball player? Or are you just a person who plays basketball.
Best advice given to me: Always work hard to get what you want.
Advice for younger people:
Have confidence in all your positive abilities with prayer and you will be successful in life.
Favorite location: the gym
Favorite travel location: Germany
Most people don't know that: I have six sisters and one brother.
Favorite foods: soul food
Favorite dessert: cheesecake
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