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Alex Hsu 

is 26 years old, born in the Philly suburbs. He graduated from Brown University in 2013 with a degree in neuroscience while playing squash at the Division 1 level. He is currently working towards his MFA in furniture design from the Rhode Island School of Design. 

A year after graduating from undergrad he bicycled 4000 miles across the U.S., from Portland, ME --> Santa Barbara, CA. Along his route he spent time volunteering with local affordable housing organizations.

After crossing the country, Alex spent the next year lying low down under in Melbourne, AUS. 

Before starting his MFA at RISD he spent 2.5 months biking self-supported around the Baltic Sea, visiting cities like Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius and Gdansk.