Alex Buffone

photo by Daniele Tomelleri, location Concordia University, Loyola Campus

Occupation: Personal trainer at Pro Gym Age: 23 Generation: Third generation Dad’s side from: Lamezia Terme (Catanzaro), Calabria  Mom’s side from: Pordenone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia Raised in: Montreal Speaks: English, French, Italian

Who do you speak Italian to? My nonni

Passion: Bodybuilding and helping people reach their fitness goals

Goal in life: To own my own gym

Main difference between first generation and second/third: We garden less

Most important family value: Loyalty

Do you identify as Italian-Canadian or Canadian-Italian? Italian-Canadian

What does Panoram Italia represent to you? It’s a magazine that helps keep us connected to our roots

Best memory growing up Italian-Canadian: Going to nonna’s on Saturday to see my cousins and eat

Photo by Daniele Tomelleri, makeup by Jennifer Low location Concordia University, Loyola Campus