- "See, Alex, I told you he cared about you."
- —Wes to Alex.[src]
Nothing is known about Wes' life before or during the apocalypse.
Wes is first seen holding Alex's hand while attending launch with other Hilltop residents. When Alex reads Jesus's letter to him, Wes tells Alex that he knows Jesus cares about Alex "See, I told you he cared about you"
Alex mentions Wes to Paul Monroe, saying that he doesn't want to screw things up with him.