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Alex P.

Chief Trouble Maker
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Biography

Alex Peay is the Founder and Executive Director of One's Up, a not-for-profit focused on building sustainable communities through the empowerment of young people.

He received a Bachelor's degree at Ursinus College with a major in Politics and minors in Media Communications and American Studies.

Alex has been the recipient of a plethora of awards including NBC's 28 under 28 of the nation's most talented innovators and game changers under 28; obtained fellowships including Echoing Green; and been featured in international publications such as Black Enterprise Magazine.

With more than a decade of experience empowering young people to drive change in their communities, Alex is on a mission to help disadvantaged youth excel in today's world through his growing not-for-profit, One's Up.

Alex enjoys time with his 5 year old daughter, cooking up a storm in the kitchen, and catching the latest NBA & NFL games on ESPN.