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Lieutenant JG Alexander McConnell

Name Alexander David McConnell

Position Engineering Officer

Rank Lieutenant JG


Character Information

Gender Male
Species Human
Age 27

Physical Appearance

Height 1.8m
Weight 11st
Hair Color Dirty Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Physical Description Alex is a Caucasian human male, with cropped dirty blonde hair and blue eyes. He is of average height and of a slim build. He maintains his facial hair by keeping it to a light stubble. On duty he wears the standard blue sciences tunic, when stressed he tends to don his mission jacket.

Off Duty, Alexander’s fashion is situational. If off duty with no plans, he tends to wear something comfortable (hoody and sweats combo). If meeting colleagues, he tends to wear skinny jeans and plaid shirts.

Family

Father Commander Thomas McConnell PhD, Head of Physical Sciences, (Ret.)
Mother Commander Henrietta McConnell PsyD (Nee Henderson), (Ret.)

Personality & Traits

General Overview Alexander is an introverted young man who is much happier attending to his duties than he is socialising. He is intelligent and highly inquisitive making him well suited to his role in engineering. However, there are times where he can become very frustrated at others lack of understanding. Sometimes, he has a tendency to overlook his military duties in favour of continuing his research responsibilities. Despite that, he wholeheartedly agrees with the Federations mandate and goals and is happy to serve Starfleet.
Strengths & Weaknesses + Inquisitive
+ Intelligent
+ Loyal

- Prefers his research assignments over his role.
- Introverted to the point that he barely socialises.
- Limited patience.
Ambitions Alexander is pleased so long as he can complete his work in peace.
Hobbies & Interests * Engineering: Given his profession, it's no surprise Alexander has an interest in engineering. Specifically, he is interested in propulsion based systems.
* Piloting: Whilst an amateur Alexander enjoys taking the helm of smaller auxiliary craft.
* Video Games: Alexander enjoys relaxing on MMORPG Looter FPS type games in his free time (RL parallel being Destiny).
* Reading: Alexander enjoys reading, specifically thriller fiction.

Personal History Alexander was born in Thornhill, a rural village several miles from Dumfries, Scotland. His early life was full of upheaval due to the nature of his parent's roles. This would lead to them moving to SFA San Francisco so that the parents could continue their work without having to leave Alexander for too long.

He did well in school and under the coaching of his parents became an accomplished student before he entered the Academy. His time at the Academy was challenging due to the introverted nature Alex had and concluded with him leaving with only a small group of friends. As they all left for their assignments, Alexander remained at the Academy in order to further specialise his knowledge regarding warp and propulsion systems. Once concluded he set out amongst the stars aboard the USS Truman eager to finally venture through space with the fleet.

His time on the Truman was rewarding, but he often found himself bored at the stagnancy of his role and wished for something with a higher tempo that would keep him busier. When news of the Defiant made its way through the ranks Alexander applied to hope to get assignment aboard what could shape up to become the most challenging assignment of many Starfleet Officer's careers.
Service Record 2255-2259: Cadet I-IV, Starfleet Academy, Engineering Track
2259-2261: Ensign, Starfleet Academy, Specialisation Training: Warp and Propulsion systems
2261-2264: Ensign, U.S.S. Truman, Engineering Officer
2264 - Current: Lieutenant JG, USS Defiant, Engineering Officer.