Born at a military base in Panama, Alexis Texas was raised in a small town near San Antonio, Texas. Alexis describes herself as an outgoing and fun-loving person. In high school, she held tutorials for her male classmates on how to take off a girl's bra. While working at a college bar in October 2006, Alexis met some people working for the adult film company Shane's World. She agreed to appear in a film they were making entitled Shane's World's College Amateur Tour In Texas. Following this, she traveled to Florida to work for Bang Bros and then moved to Los Angeles to pursue adult film acting full time. In 2009, Alexis won CAVR Performer of the year award. By that time, she had filmed over 200 scenes. In 2009, Alexis also formed her own company, entitled Alexis Texas Entertainment, through which she launched her own web site.