Alexander Robert Henderson was born in Croydon but attended Queen Anne High School in Dunfermline before attending Strathallan School on a rugby scholarship.
Alex has played for Dunfermline RFC since Primary 4 and joined Boroughmuir RFC in 2011.
Selected for Caledonia at all age grade levels, he was included in the extended Scotland under-17 squad to Valledolid in Spain in summer 2010.
He has played at under-16 and under-17 level from Dunfermline in the national youth bowl.
A talented all round sportsman, Alex played football for Fife, and has awards for sailing and golf. He was capped for Scotland under-20 in 2012, playing in the IRB JWC.