Harold Alexander Jr. grew up in Houston, Texas. After graduating from college, he moved to a small town in southwestern Louisiana, along the banks of the Bayou Teche, where he now resides, along with his wife and sons. He has devoted his entire life to working with underprivileged and troubled youth. He is also a minister of the Gospel. In his spare time he enjoys reading, traveling, and collecting coins. Above all, he relishes in the priceless advice obtained from elderly people.