Alexa was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2017 at the age of 19. Since overcoming the disease she has completed her Bachelor's degree, written a book; Power to Persevere and become a public speaker.
From Alexa's website https://alexacuc.com/about/ - "Alexa has found a deep passion in influencing others to live their best life despite their own misfortunes. She believes in the beauty of balance and the magic of taking control of your health. She uses her platform to encourage and motivate others to live their life to the fullest despite their unforeseen circumstances and helps others work through their own obstacles. Alexa knows she survived to help others and shine her positive light throughout the world. That’s what she aims to do every day. She uses her life experiences to show others who may feel alone in their struggles that they aren’t defined by their current predicaments."