Alvin Tucker II grew up in Upper Marlboro, MD with his parents and his younger brother Avery. He transferred to Gannon University from Florida Tech in 2010. As a student athlete he played basketball and studied communications. Following graduation in 2013 Alvin decided to stay in Erie to leave it better than he found it. Since then he has overcome homelessness, jail time and more to launch a successful business and empower the community through entrepreneurship, public speaking and activism!