Born in Bogotá, Colombia, Alfredo went to the Pedagogical University in Bogotá, Colombia, where he obtained a BA in Languages and Literature. He also went to Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where he obtained a Master´s in Education.
He has worked at various educational institutions in Colombia and the USA. He has taught English at the Newman School, taught English Literature at the San Bartolome School, and has been teaching English at the Externado University since January 2008.
When not working, Alfredo enjoys different activities, including swimming, reading, jogging and spending time with his family.