Axel is a freshman at the University of Colorado in Denver. He is the oldest of three boys who are all currently residing in Parker, Colorado. He can remember stuttering since the age of 3. He firmly believes that stuttering should not hold you back from anything This is apparent as when he attended high school he was involved in school sports and activities such as Cross Country, Wrestling, Echo Club, DECA and FBLA. Axel wants to continue inspiring young kids to be confident with their stutter and showcase the world that stuttering does not define who they are. Axel is looking forward to attending the NSA in Florida as part of the Teen Advisory Council and hopes to inspire young kids through his experiences.