Alexis was born in Modesto in 1982, and graduated from Johansen High School in 2001. She earned a Certificate in Early Education from Modesto Junior College and an Associate Teacher Permit from the State of CA in 2003. She married Jarad Pinkerton of Turlock, CA in 2008, and her son, Kaleb, was born in 2010. Alexis works in a number of capacities at Modesto Junk Company: cashiering, directing traffic, and helping customers unload and sort their recyclables and scrap metals. Alexis is a great granddaughter of founder, Alex, and was given her name in his honor.