FIRST NAME: Alexa
HIGH SCHOOL: Ruston High
DEGREE: Major - Marketing; Minor - Sports Studies
CAREER GOAL: Marketing Director for an NFL Organization.
SONG: “Electric Feel” by MGMT
BOOK: “The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity” by Williams Paul Young
FOOD: Cajun Seafood
MOVIE: “Boondock Saints”
TV SHOWS: “SportsCenter” and “Chelsea Lately”
LIFETIME GOAL: To always be a positive role model in every aspect of my life and to always work hard to fulfill anything I want out of life.
BEST HABIT: hard work
WORST HABIT: overanalyzing
BEST EXPERIENCE OF BEING A NEW ORLEANS SAINTSATION SO FAR: When I stepped on the field for the first time last year in the season opener against the Vikings. The fans gave me chills and it is definitely a moment I will never forget.
BEST THING ABOUT BEING A SAINTSATION: Getting the opportunity to not only represent the New Orleans Saints and the community of New Orleans, but also the opportunity to pursue my passion of dance.
ADVICE FOR YOUNGER GIRLS: Never lose sight of your dreams. If you don’t go after your dreams then someone else will.
TRAIT YOU ADMIRE MOST IN OTHER PEOPLE: Honesty
WHAT IS YOUR MOST OUTSTANDING ATTRIBUTE: Dedication
OTHER THAN YOUR FAMILY, WHO IS a POSITIVE ROLE MODEL IN YOUR LIFE: My dance teacher that I worked with for 15 years. Without her guidance and wisdom, I would not be living my dream of being a Saintsation.
IF YOU HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRAVEL ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD WHERE WOULD IT BE AND WHY:
One day I want to take the time to travel all over Europe to learn about the culture, shopping and enjoy the food!
See how the Saints, 49ers and Seahawks orginazations give back to the communites that support them.
Students at Academy of the Sacred Heart made decorative shoes to raise funds for a student in Uganda. Saints Owner Gayle Benson heard about the fundraiser and purchased a pair of shoes to help support the cause. In this video, Mrs. Benson discusses the fundraiser with Academy of the Sacred Heart students.
Saints Owner/Vice Chairman Rita Benson LeBlanc speaks about the Ochsner Back to Football 5K on Tuesday, July 10, 2012.
The New Orleans Saints partnered with Verizon Wireless for the third annual “Random Acts of Kindness Tour” on June 16. The bus stopped at five different locations on its route - Chevron, The Magnolia School, Verizon Wireless, Wal-Mart and McDonald's. Players were able to greet fans, take pictures, deliver gift cards and sign autographs at each stop.