Meet Your Coordinator — Alex Tucker, Choices for Youth!

What’s your name?
Alex Tucker

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
Choices for Youth, Ropewalk Lane

What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Some of my hobbies include golfing, exercising and spending time with friends

What’s your favourite movie?
The Godfather

What is your favourite band/artist?
The Red Hot Chili Peppers

What is your favourite restaurant?
Johnny & Mae’s

Do you have any pets?
I have two dogs & three cats

What is a fun fact about you?
A fun fact about me is that I love to grow my own vegetables

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
Being willing to take risks, recognize opportunities, and working for yourself, is what entrepreneurship means to me!

What is the coolest business you heard of?
 CFY’s social enterprise, IMPACT construction company

What are you looking forward to most this summer?
I am looking forward to working with our Youth to introduce them to the face paced world of entrepreneurship.

What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
In my region, I see plenty of opportunity for service based businesses, such as deck building, lawn mowing, and grocery delivery.

What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
 Youth in our province should know that they do not need to come to Youth Ventures with an idea. Youth Ventures can help them to generate one.

What is a piece of advice you have for people of any age who are considering starting a business?
 There are supports available. Do not be afraid to reach out for help.

How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
If anyone would like to reach me to learn more about starting a small business, my email is and my phone number is (709) 685-3802.