Alexis graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2018 where she was on the Dean’s list and graduated with the Immigration Concentration. During school, she was a certified student attorney in the Federal Immigration Litigation Clinic of the James H. Binger Center for New Americans. Alexis has traveled to the U.S. border on multiple occasions to work with individuals being held in detention centers. Alexis was involved in litigation efforts contesting the Travel Ban as well as the class action law suit for the Somali 92. She has argued before the U.S. District Court of Minnesota and the Eighth Circuit.
Before law school, Alexis attended Drury University where she received degrees in English, writing, and Spanish. She was a collegiate athlete and journalist.