Alexander Abasov - That's how he rolls

Vertrauen und Unterstützung durch den Chef sind wichtig. Alexander Abasov weiß es besonders zu schätzen, dass er eine faire Chance auf dem ersten Arbeitsmarkt erhalten hat. Welche Rolle sein Chef in seinem Leben spielt und welche Erkenntnis er gerne weitergeben möchte, erzählt er auf


Photo: Alexander Abasov; Copyright: Alexander Abasov

Alexander Abasov; © Alexander Abasov

Name: Alexander Abasov
Age: 30
City: Berlin, Germany
Occupation: Digital media designer
Impairment: I have a tetra spasticity since birth.
When did you last laugh heartily and what about?

Alexander Abasov: When a good friend of mine made a good remark. I had to laugh for about ten minutes.

What have you always been wanting to do and why have you never done this so far?

Alexander Abasov: I always wanted to go bungee jumping. But I do not dare. I don’t know why. But if I do it, I will tell you.

Which person has influenced you most?

Alexander Abasov: My current boss Martin Keune. During my apprenticeship he always made me feel that I can achieve everything. And I was finally successful.

You have the chance to become the German Federal Commissioner for the Disabled. What would you do first?

Alexander Abasov: I just have one request to the current one: Please make sure that politicians understand that all people are equal and that they should have the same rights concerning work.
Photo: Alexander Abasov at his desk at work; Copyright: Alexander Abasov

"It is near and dear to me that alll people are treated equally and have the same possibilities in life like everyone else," says Alexander Abasov; © Alexander Abasov

Your life is made into a film: Who would represent you?

Alexander Abasov: Definitely Matthias Schweighöfer, because he has the same joy of life like I do.

I would like to be ...

Alexander Abasov: I would like to be myself – but being able to walk.

Which questions would you like answered the most?

Alexander Abasov: Why do I have a physical disability?

What I finally want to say...

Alexander Abasov: I want to tell the readers that it is worth trying to achieve your dreams and wishes. If you have a goal, you should do everything to achieve it in the end.