Alek is a bad boy jock, and like Chloe King, he is part of the Mai race. He lives with Jasmine's family because his parents were both killed during the battle between the order and the Mai.
Amy: She just wants a normal life.
Alek: Well, just tell her to get used to disappointment.
Jasmine: Only the Uniter has nine lives to live.
Alek: There's no way.
Jasmine: Nine lives to endure. Chloe, we're not supposed to save you, you're supposed to save us.