Ambassadors

Alejandro Villanueva

Alejandro Villanueva

A graduate of the United States Military Academy in 2010, Alejandro went on to become a professional football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens. After majoring in Systems Engineering at the Academy, Alejandro was commissioned a 2LT in the Engineer Branch with a branch detail in the Infantry. During his five years of service, Alejandro served as a Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Assistant Operations Officer. His service included a deployment to Afghanistan with 10th Mountain Division and two deployments with 1st Ranger Battalion. In 2010, 2012, and 2014 Alejandro tried out for different NFL teams aspiring to land on a roster. After failed attempts with the Cincinnati Bengals, Chicago Bears, and Philadelphia Eagles, Alejandro made the final 53 man roster in 2015 with the Pittsburgh Steelers. During his seven-year career in Pittsburgh he made 100 starts and was selected to two Pro Bowls while completing an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. Born in Meridian, Mississippi to Spanish parents, Alejandro currently resides in Miami, Florida. Fluent in Spanish, French, and Portuguese, Alejandro spends his free time with family and enjoys fishing.