• Fred Hobbs


    Fred Hobbs

    Assistant Director
    Office Location: 
    Gainesville HIgh School

    Fred serves as the Assistant Director of the Talent Search program with over 15 years of experience working with children, youth, and young adults. He joins our TS team having worked in ministry, radio/tv, after school enrichment, mentoring and grants. He’s lived in the DFW Metroplex for over 10 years but was born in Washington D.C. and grew up in P.G. County Maryland. Fred earned his Bachelors degree from Salisbury University in Journalism and Public Relations with a Minor in Athletic Coaching and his Masters degree from Dallas Theological Seminary in Media and Communications.

    Fun Facts about Fred: 

    He enjoys sports, most importantly football and the Washington Commanders! Fred is a foodie, gamer (PS5), movie buff, Ninja Turtles snob, all around amateur athlete and loves a good comedy show.

  • Alexandria Abbrat smiling outside.

    Alexandria Abbrat


    Born and raised in Texas, she was homeschooled and grew up with a love of learning instilled by her librarian grandmother and the English teacher that never gave up on her. You will always find her with a book recommendation and a willingness to get excited about Shakespeare, forever a student and lover of words.

    Alexandria is a first generation college graduate with a B.A. in English with a concentration in creative writing, and a M.Ed. in Higher Education. Receiving both degrees from the University of North Texas, she bleeds green and loves that she is part of the Mean Green family by working in the TRIO department with Talent Search. Alexandria is the advisor at Gainesville High School serving grades 10-12th. 

    Fun Facts about Alexandria:

    Alexandria spent a year living in Scotland and loves to travel. She can almost always be found doing something creative be it painting, writing, or building something.