Alex Clark is a high school physical education teacher at Dunbar high school located in Ward 5 of the District of Columbia. He grew up in Hartford, CT where he attended East Hartford High School. In 2009, he enrolled at Central Connecticut State University, where he played football and received his Bachelor’s degree in Health & Physical Education. From 2015-2019, Clark was the physical education teacher at Eastern Senior High School where he formed the school’s first girls’ varsity soccer team and was awarded 2017 DCIAA soccer coach of the year. He also helped lead the girls basketball team to winning the 2019 DCSAA state basketball championship. After four years at Eastern, he took a position at Dunbar High School, where his career took off. Clark created Prime-Ability, a youth empowerment program geared towards building communities and inspiring young lives through fitness. His most successful project within Prime-Ability and Dunbar has been his biking program. Clark’s biking program manifested into a city-wide movement, offered to all students throughout DC, serving over 300 DC youth in 2020 and now a full circle program offered to DC students during and after school. Clark’s work has been featured in the Washington Post, The Today Show, Bicycle Magazine as well as TIME magazine. Clark was named 2023 DC teacher of the year runner up.  Clark’s motto is #Stay Prime.