Faces of Texas GEAR UP: Alexis

Need a theater set built or a volleyball spiked? Just hit up Alexis, a freshman from Temple whose love of math and science will come in rather handy when she’s a chemical or aerospace engineer someday. Her family is challenged by visual impairment, but that’s only made Alexis super responsible and all the more determined to do awesome things with her life. Get the full scoop—including why everyone calls her “The Floater” at school—by checking out her video.