Memory Maker: Alex Mullen ’14

July 19, 2016

Memory_Maker_EDIT-copyWhen Alex Mullen ’14 pulled out a victory last December in the World Memory Championships, he surprised even himself.

“I didn’t expect to win,” says Mullen, who was running second throughout the   competition held in Chengdu, China. But in a white-knuckle finish, he memorized the sequence of a deck of cards in 21.504 seconds, breaking the U.S. record and beating the Swedish frontrunner by 54 points.

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