Alex Vitous was raised in St. Anne, Illinois for the majority of his childhood. At age 14, he moved to Kentland, Indiana where he began the 9th grade at South Newton School Corporation. He graduated in 2016 with a Technical Honors Diploma. He will be attending Ivy Tech with intentions of transferring to Purdue University to study agronomy. He hopes to use this education in agronomy to grow his family farm. He has always had an interest in agriculture growing up on the family farm where many of his daily tasks included problem solving and fabrication.