Alfred was born in Santiago De Cuba, Cuba. He left when he was three 3 years old with his family seeking political asylum in Spain.
Once his family settled in Queens, New York he attended the High School of Art & Design in Manhattan. He was able to achieve many Artistic awards including the Mayor’s medal for Artistic Excellence. He received scholarships to the School of Visual Arts, Parsons, FIT, and Pratt Institute. He also received a scholarship to attend the Art Students League. He