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"As a Christian organization, we also liked the fact that we were able to provide our community with an evening of good clean family fun."
Nancy O'Brien Paine, Colquitt County Habitat for Humanity, Moultrie, Georgia
"As I looked out at our huge crowd, I saw big smiles and lots of laughing by young and old alike. Whole families were having such a great time...>>MORE
Lois Loucks, Leisure Land Playground, Onaga, Kansas
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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