The Flyers Club is a group we created to celebrate people in our community with big ideas and even bigger personal style. We’re here to get to know YOU and share the people, places, and things that inspire you.
This week’s Flyers Club feature is Cedrick Alexander. Cedrick is an LA-based boxing coach, on a mission to help people unlock their mental toughness, resiliency, and fitness.
Favorite PF Flyers sneaker?
Cedrick is a hi top fanatic, and The Allston is in frequent rotation in his wardrobe.
Describe yourself in three words
Passionate, ambitious, grateful
What’s one thing people don’t know about you?
People don’t know I am a lover of music, and I used to play the tuba in band!
What’s one thing everyone knows about you?
Vintage or new?
Who/what are your biggest style inspirations?
Some of my biggest style inspirations come from Andre 3000. Style that has a message.
What’s your current music obsession?
Beyoncé is the queen.
“If it won’t matter in ten years, don’t stress over it for ten minutes.”
Black or white?
How do you define your style?
Crazy, sexy, cool (shout out to TLC)
Something you learned way later than you should have?
If it won’t matter in ten years, don’t stress over it for ten minutes.
“The biggest risk I’ve ever taken is moving across the country and trying to figure things out in LA.”
Our all-new Summer Brights Collection features colors inspired by the summer horizon, like Blue Heron, Aurora Yellow, and Peaches n’ Cream, giving these shoes a distinctly dream-like look.
Biggest risk you’ve taken?
The biggest risk I’ve ever taken is moving across the country and trying to figure things out in LA.
Biggest fashion risk you’ve taken?
One thing about you that would surprise your childhood self
Great question—my childhood self would probably be surprised I’m a boxing coach rather than a football or basketball one. Boxing came into my life later.
Vacation or staycation?
Best Instagram/TikTok account you follow?
@celestebarber is so funny.
Last book you read?
The autobiography of Malcolm X
Dream job if money didn’t matter?
Being a professional athlete or boxing coach, podcasting, or being a musician
Location of your dream vacation?
The food, place, or song that makes you feel nostalgic
I used to spend a lot of time on Sunset Blvd when I moved to LA. It reminds me of the time and energy I had when I first moved to this city.
The outfit you’re most comfortable in?
This year, I really want to…
Travel to Vegas and see Usher’s residency! I’m a huge fan!
Sneakers 7 days a week or only on the weekends?
7 days a week
One thing you’re a real nerd about?
A fact, quote, or piece of advice you’re obsessed with
“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better. And your better is best.”—First Lady Michelle Obama
Tell us (and the world) about YOU, who you are, and how you’re changing the game in your niche/world/domain
I’m adding my energy and southern charm to help people get in the best shape of their lives through boxing. I’m serving as a vehicle to help promote mental toughness, resiliency, and fitness.