Alexa DeCarlo
Alexa DeCarlo
Student Mentor
Plano, Texas
High School:
John Paul II High School
Human Development and Family Sciences

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A teacher.

What career are you working toward?

A career in higher education and academia. I'd love to be a professor.

When you were in high school, how did you choose your career path?

In high school, I knew I was interested in teaching, but I found my career path in college. I was inspired by my professors. My physics professor asked me to help lead tutorial sessions and I loved it.

Who inspires you?

My younger brother. He knows how to put a smile on everyone's face and has the most positive outlook on life.

What three traits best describe you?

Ambitious, outgoing, and LOUD.

What are your skills or talents that most people don't know about?

I can do just about any TikTok dance out there.

What's your favorite place in the world?

York Beach, Maine.

If you could visit any place you've never been, where would you go?

London, Paris, and Rome.

What do you enjoy when you're not working or studying?

I enjoy thrifting, hanging out in coffee shops, and volunteering in the Denton community.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

MOVIE: Beetlejuice. BOOK: Carrie by Stephen King.

Who is your favorite musician/band?

The Kooks and One Direction.

What is your favorite meal?


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