Aleks Pepper, was born 1994 on the city of Chicago growing up he had a loving mother and father but he was more of a trouble maker and blew off his parents and started hanging around with the wrong group. Shortly after starting high school Aleks joined a gang with his friends, not realizing it was bigger than he had thought. After a a three years in high school, though he was doing well, Aleks dropped out to try and advance higher in the gang eventually abandoning his family in favor of his gang members. Focusing on his rank within the gang he was able to rise at a steady pace eventually getting the nickname "Sgt. Pepper" which he didn't mind too much. His life was about to change when he was tasked to do a drug run to the country of Chernarus. while on the run he decided it would be a good idea to extend his stay a little longer but when he had decided to go back he was stopped due to martial law, not being able to leave he contacts his gang leader who wasn't happy to hear he wouldn't be getting his money taking it as Aleks pocketing the money and threatening to send men after Aleks. After hearing this news and fearing for his life Aleks took shelter in an abandoned shack in the woods only leaving to get food and water and slowly watching the state of the country get more and more hectic, noticing that people are becoming more scarce Aleks decides that he will explore around and attempt to find out what is happening in Chernarus.