Alex Thomason is a 29-year-old prosecutor from Seattle, Washington. Alex was born and raised on an apple farm in Brewster, Wash.
After leaving a career as a nationally ranked skier, Alex studied archaeology at Jerusalem University and completed degrees in Theology and Latin at Seattle Pacific University, where he won an award for his weekly editorial column in the college paper. In 2000, Alex moved to D.C. and lobbied for the apple industry and successfully oversaw the entire bidding and shipping logistics for the USDA's first-ever purchase fresh apples for inclusion in humanitarian food aid programs. Alex just received his J.D. degree from Seattle University School of Law, where he was the graduation speaker and President of the Federalist Society.