Alejandro Valdivia Biography – Alejandro Valdivia Wiki
Alex Valdivia (born Alejandro Valdivia) is a Professional Dog Trainer and behavior specialist from Atlanta, Georgia. He is a contestant on Season 11 of MasterChef. He graduated from Le cordon blue college of culinary arts with an Associate of Arts and Sciences (A.A.S.) degree. He attended South Miami senior high from 1997 to 2000, according to his Linkedin profile.
Alejandro Valdivia Masterchef
Valdivia is a contestant on Season 11 of MasterChef. “Walking into the ‘Masterchef’ pantry is like walking into heaven,” Valdivia said in a MasterChef episode. “Here I come from Cuba, never been around this much food in my life. The colors, the smells. It’s unreal. It’s like you have this one chance and want to grab as much as you can.”
Alejandro Valdivia Animal Trainer
Alejandro Valdivia is a Professional dog trainer and behavior specialist at AV Dog Training in Atlanta, Georgia. His training career started at Miami Seaquarium as part of their training staff. At Miami Seaquarium, he had the opportunity to work around world-renowned marine mammal trainers and was able to understand the fundamentals of conditioning and behavior reinforcement to create a bond between animal and trainer.
Shortly after, his strong passion for training animals led him to train canines and he began working in one of South Florida’s premier dog training companies. Alex was trained amongst multiple veteran dog trainers, allowing him to learn a wide range of training styles and philosophies that helped to shape his current unique training style.
According to his bio on the AV Dog Training website, “Through the study and observation of canine behavior Alex is able to determine the needs of the dogs he trains and inform and educate the owner. This is one of the attributes that make Alex such a successful trainer, as he is able to understand and interpret everything the dog is trying to communicate through keen observation and experience.”
Alejandro Valdivia Age
He is 39 years old. He was born and raised in Santa Fe, just west of the capital Havana, Cuba. He moved with his family from Cuba to the United States as a teenager in 1994 at age 15. His mother won a visa lottery from the U.S. government. “I’ve lived in a different set of circumstances under a different set of rules. And even when we wanted to, we did not have the option or we did not have the right to dream. In America, you can always dream,” Valdivia told Reporter Newspapers.
Alejandro Valdivia Parents
Alejandro Valdivia was born to an artist father and schoolteacher mother. Valdivia moved with his family from Cuba to the United States in 1994 after his mother won a visa lottery from the U.S. government. The family settled in Miami. In 2010, went to Atlanta to run the IMG Marathon — now known as the Publix Marathon. He went back to Atlanta to run the Peachtree Road Race and realized he wanted to make the city home. He moved to Sandy Springs, with his personal animal trainer company, AV Dog Training, which is based in Sandy Springs.
Alejandro Valdivia Nationality
He is of American-Cuban nationality.
Alejandro Valdivia Ethnicity
He is of Hispanic/Latino ethnicity. He is proud of his Cuban descent/heritage and often posts on Instagram about it. In June 2021, he attended the unveiling of the statue of Jose Marti in Atlanta, Georgia. He wrote in an Instagram post: “What an honor to attend the unveiling of the statue of Jose Marti here in the heart of Atlanta. The Cuban patriarch, our National hero also known as (the apostle ). Very thankful to the Cuban/American community for their effort and hard work … we now officially Have a Jose Marti day here in Georgia.”
Alejandro Valdivia Instagram
Alejandro Valdivia’s Instagram handle is @awildchef.
Alejandro Valdivia Wiki
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