Darlington School: Alumni Spotlight: Tripp Alexander ('02, LD '14)
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Alumni Spotlight: Tripp Alexander (’02, LD ’14)

Vicki Vincent | November 18, 2019 | 692 views

Our Meet the Alumni Council series allows the personalities of our alumni volunteers shine through. The Darlington Community is fortunate to have such a strong group of alumni willing to share their time and talents to better our school!

Tripp Alexander ('02, LD '14) lives and works in Birmingham, Alabama as a partner in commercial real estate for Colliers International. In addition to his service on the Alumni Council, Tripp is currently working on the leadership team for the Birmingham Tiger Chapter!

Let’s get to know Tripp in today’s installment of our Meet the Alumni Council series:

Where did you grow up?

Rome, Georgia

How long have you served on the Alumni Council?

5 years

Tell us a little about your family:

We live in Birmingham, Alabama. My wife Rosemary and I attended and met at Clemson. We have four children aged six months to six years old. We have an English Springer Spaniel.

What music is playing in your car?

XM 28 / 63 / 58 / Local NPR

What's your favorite podcast?

Dad Tired

Who was your favorite teacher at Darlington?

Raymond Murray

What's your favorite movie?

"It's a Wonderful Life"

My favorite trip was...


If I could travel anywhere it would be....


My favorite Darlington memory is...

The cardboard boat race.

Last book I read for fun was....

"The River of Doubt"

Beach or Mountains?


E-book or Hardcover?


The best advice I ever received was...

Keep smiling.

Cats or dogs?


Only my friends know I ...

Replay conversations out loud to myself.

When I want to crush karaoke, my song is...

Dang Me

My favorite saying is...

The Golden Rule

What I like most about Darlington is... 

Darlington made me better by providing the background and encouragement I needed to later go on my own in pursuit of greater success and wisdom.