|District 11 Male|
Alexander "Alex" Mercer is the male tribute from District 11 in the 68th Hunger Games. He then becomes Victor of the 68th Hunger Games, earning him a house in the Victor's Village and a safe place for his family and friends to stay and a years-time of grains and oil.
Alex is a somewhat tall, african-american teenage with dark skin, brown dreadlocks and a skinny yet muscular ripped build. Alex is described as being handsome by his mentor Donovan Jackson and even his co-tribute Kendra Smith.
Alex is fun, cool, and full of mischievous ideas. He is also a very quick-thinking individual. He is confident in his own abilities. Alex is a calm, cool, collected teen who is not afraid to go far beyond his limits.
On the other hand he loves to make jokes, especially to his friends. He will tease and make fun of his friends in joking ways. He's also somewhat of a thrill-seeker and enjoys any challenge that passes him.
Despite his skinny looking physique, Alex's primary skill was his physical strength. He is capable of lifting over 100 lbs of wheat and cotton over his shoulder rather easily. He could take down and wrestle with men much larger then himself and wrestle with and body slam his father, who was a hulking man weighing over 250 lbs. His strength also went into his punches. In his hand to hand combat training with Donovan, he described Alex's punches as like "being hit in the stomach with a brick". Alex has said that whenever he wasn't working and providing for his family, he was out training combat skills for the chance that he get reaped for the Hunger Games.
He is also very skilled in his use of knife-fighting. When not working, he and his father would go out to a location unknown by peace keepers to practice combat. Alex is skilled enough to go up in a knife fight against Tano the male Career from District 2 who was wielding a sword and come out victorious.