Alexander Hess

Alexander  Hess

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ebro, Fla.

High School:
J.R. Arnold

Height:
5-10

Event:
FX, PH, PB

Club Team:
Gallagher's


SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2017 (new scoring system): Competed on the parallel bars at the Rocky Mountain Shootout (career-best 12.050).

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2016: Competed on the parallel bars once, during the Falcons’ victory over Illinois-Chicago.

HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: J.R. Arnold High School...member of the National Honor Society and National Latin Honor Society...competed at the club level for Gallagher’s Gymnastics...coached by Brian Gallagher...two-time Junior Olympic qualifier...competed in the pommel horse event finals at the 2013 JO Nationals...Level 8 champion at the state and regional championships...member of the Florida Elite Team...four-time Academic All-American.

PERSONAL: Full name is Alexander Ivan Hess...nickname is “Alex”...son of Stockton and Tammy Hess...has six siblings...majoring in management...future plans include becoming a pilot...served as Character NCO...named to the Athletic Director’s List...attended the Academy’s Prep School...earned Dean’s List honors with a 3.8 GPA...hobbies include listening to music, being with family and friends, being outdoors and travelling to new places...adopted from the Ukraine...completed Operation Air Force at the various bases in Colorado (Schriever AFB, Buckley AFB, Peterson AFB, Cheyenne Mountain) over the summer... also took an academic class (Aeronautical Engineering 315) and served as Ops Group cadre...favorite event is the floor exercise, because “I love flipping and it’s a big adrenaline rush”...member of Cadet Squadron 14.

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