Lexis Gil

Lexis Gil

Lexis graduated in May 2015 from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas with honors and a BS in Biomedical Sciences. Her last semester of college, she was privileged to be an undergraduate teaching assistant for an upper level Biomedical Anatomy course at Texas A&M. For 2 years, while in college, she volunteered for Aggie Special Olympics of Texas where she was a basketball coach and teammate to over 50 players of all ages and with varying severities of down syndrome. She was also a basketball coach off and on for grade school and middle school girls AAU teams. She was a sponsored, world class, inline speed skater, a career she put on pause to achieve my degree first.

Originally from Houston, Texas, she moved to Durango in January of 2017 in hopes of pursuing a more natural and healthy life in the great outdoors. She loves Durango’s endless outdoor activities and the community involvement. She hopes to one day pursue a teaching career or a profession in the holistic medical field where she can make a positive difference in many people’s lives, the natural way. She enjoys yoga, reading, writing, cooking, gardening. She loves being active and enjoying the simple things of life, and she believes that when one changes themselves for the better they, in turn, change those around them for the better.