Alexis Garrett, a native of Union, South Carolina, is a former Division I track and field student-athlete who received her Bachelor of Science in Hospitality, Sport, and Tourism Management, with a minor in Leadership from Troy University in 2020. During her time at Troy, she displayed leadership capabilities both on and off the field while leading the campus Student-Athlete Advisory Committee as President and representing the Sun Belt conference on the Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. Alexis’ many athletic, academic, and professional efforts did not go unnoticed, as she was nominated for the NCAA’s Woman of the Year Award in 2020 by her athletic department and conference. As the student representative on the NCAA Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee, Alexis is an advocate for diversity and inclusion and has lead efforts on the campus, conference, and national levels to promote integrity and respect.
Alexis is currently serving as a Student-Athlete Enhancement Graduate Assistant in the West Virginia University Athletics Department and is pursuing a master’s degree in Sport Management. As someone who has experienced the positive impact that sports can have on one’s life, Alexis’ ultimate career goals are to serve college student-athletes in leadership development and assist them in becoming men and women who will positively impact the world through programming, advocacy, and mentorship.
Alexis is a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and enjoys fashion, vlogging, sushi, and binge-watching Golden Girls.