Alex White was born in Rochester and grew up in Webster. He earned a BA in History and Mathematics from St John Fisher and an MA at SUNY Brockport in History. He taught secondary education, continued his studies at SUNY Binghamton, and worked a variety of jobs before forming Boldo's Armory. For the last 20 years he has managed this game store on Monroe Avenue.
During this time he became involved in a variety of community and civic organizations, as well as being an activist and organizer. He has been involved in many efforts to improve Rochester and has worked to improve public safety by bringing body cameras to the police depart and decreasing unemployment through OACES. He has also fought for small businesses in the city and opposed tax breaks for wealthy developers.
No stranger to politics Alex has run for mayor twice before. He is frequent attendee at City Council meetings and has hosted a radio show on Rochester Free Radio where he talks about issues of the city.
Alex lives in the South Wedge where he took care of his father for 7 years and is a member of Saint Boniface Church. He has also found time to rehab 3 vacant houses which once afflicted their neighborhoods.