Alexandra Butler, known to many as Alexis Elena, began her career as a young child at the age of 6 in modeling and dance. Alexis Elena was always driven by the constantly changing dynamics of the fashion industry and the evolution of the models that appeared in magazines and runway shows all across the world. Eagerly emerging into the modeling industry and striving to make a name for herself Alexis Elena began her stint in the industry as a local model and dancer in the Baltimore, Maryland area; modeling for Travis Winkey Company and Nova Models and participating in dance ensembles arranged by Maria Broom at the Walley Saunders Dance Studio in Pikesville, Maryland. It wasn’t long before Alexis realized that the Entertainment Industry was the place where she belonged.
Catching the eyes of many photographers because of her exclusive and reinventing style that merges vixen and class, Alexis Elena was provided the opportunity to shoot with photographer Paul Greene of P.A-Greene Photography and Brandon of Lloyd Photography in Baltimore, Maryland. Succeeding that opportunity, Alexis Elena was featured on the blogs, “I Am Super Gorge” as Super Gorge of the Week and “I Am Hip Hop” as Beauty of the Week. Overcoming many adversities, Alexis begin the development of her first calendar and on January 21, 2012 she released “The Alexis Elena Calendar 2012.” The goal of “The Alexis Elena Calendar 2012” was to inspire women all over the world by expressing to women that” it’s ok to be who are your; no one can determine your beauty or role in life, but you and as long as you still hold self-respect, dignity, and class for yourself that’s all that matters.” As she continues to grow in the industry, Alexis Elena hopes to venture off into Film, Reality Television, Music Videos, High Fashion Magazines, as well as Print Modeling.
Being inspired by fashion icons such as Marilyn Monroe and Kim Kardashian, Alexis Elena is constantly pushing the envelope and consistently looking to succeed her previous endeavors. Alexis views every opportunity as life changing and longs to one day be amongst the names of those who were responsible for making innovations in the industry. As for now, the Alexis Elena journey has just begun.
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