She has a scar under her right eye and bump on her left pinky finger. Her hair was styled in two French braids which were pulled back into a ponytail.
A red pullover nylon hooded jacket with gray stripes, a purple shirt, blue jeans, and blue and white Nike tennis shoes. She was carrying a pink Barbie book bag.
Alexis was last seen on the morning of May 3, 2002 when her stepfather walked her to school at Hi-Mount Elementary School on West Garfield Avenue near 49th Street in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Patterson's school reported that she never went to classes that day. She has never been heard from again.