Alexandria Brake grew up along the Connecticut shoreline and arrived in Philadelphia after attending the University of Maryland, College Park. (Go Terps!) Alexandria currently lives and works as an English Teacher at St. James School. She loves being outdoors, and is studying to earn a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science and Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Some of her favorite things to do in the city are running in the Wissahickon and finding the best coffee shops.