31 Notable alumni of
University of Redlands

The University of Redlands is 1054th in the world, 387th in North America, and 365th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 31 notable alumni from the University of Redlands sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. David Boies

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    David Boies
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    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    David Boies is an American lawyer and chairman of the law firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner. Boies rose to national prominence for three major cases: leading the U.S. federal government's successful prosecution of Microsoft in United States v. Microsoft Corp., his unsuccessful representation of Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore in Bush v. Gore, and for successful representation of the plaintiff in Hollingsworth v. Perry, which invalidated California Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage. Boies is also known for defending controversial clients in the United States, including Theranos, tobacco companies, and Harvey Weinstein.

  2. Warren Christopher

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    Warren Christopher
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    Years
    1925-2011 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    military officerdiplomatpoliticianwriterlawyer
    Biography

    Warren Minor Christopher was an American lawyer, diplomat and politician. During Bill Clinton's first term as President, he served as the 63rd United States Secretary of State.

  3. Jerry Tarkanian

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    Jerry Tarkanian
    Born in
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    Years
    1930-2015 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Jerry Tarkanian was an American basketball coach. He coached college basketball for 31 seasons over five decades at three schools. He spent the majority of his career coaching with the UNLV Runnin' Rebels, leading them four times to the Final Four of the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, winning the national championship in 1990. Tarkanian revolutionized the college game at UNLV, utilizing a pressing defense to fuel its fast-paced offense. Overall, he won over 700 games in his college coaching career, only twice failing to win 20 games, while never having a losing season. Tarkanian was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013.

  4. Christopher Coppola

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    Christopher Coppola
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    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterfilm produceractor
    Biography

    Christopher R. Coppola is an American film director and producer.

  5. John Raitt

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    John Raitt
    Born in
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    Years
    1917-2005 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    actorsingertelevision actorstage actor
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    John Emmet Raitt was an American actor and singer best known for his performances in musical theatre.

  6. Pete Aguilar

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    Pete Aguilar
    Born in
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    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Enrolled in the University of Redlands
    In 2001 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianbusiness executiveexecutive
    Biography

    Peter Rey Aguilar /ˈæɡjəˌlɑːr/ is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative from California's 31st congressional district. A Democrat, he served as Mayor of Redlands, California from 2010 to 2014 and as the President of the Inland Empire Division of the League of California Cities. Aguilar served on the Redlands City Council from 2006 until his election to Congress.

  7. Eric Pierpoint

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    Eric Pierpoint
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    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorwriterassociation football player
    Biography

    Eric Pierpoint is an American actor and author. He is perhaps best known for his role as George Francisco on Fox Network's Alien Nation. He has also notably appeared on each of the first four Star Trek television spin-offs.

  8. Gerald Albright

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    Gerald Albright
    Born in
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    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    jazz musiciansaxophonist
    Biography

    Gerald Albright is an American jazz saxophonist.

  9. Angel Blue

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    Angel Blue
    Born in
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    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Angel Blue, born Angel Joy Blue, is an American operatic soprano and classical crossover artist. Blue's voice has been recognized for its shining and agile upper register, "smoky" middle register, beautiful timbre, and ability to switch from a classical to a contemporary sound. She has performed internationally and won numerous awards including a Grammy Award, Operalia and Miss Hollywood. Plácido Domingo has described her as “the next Leontyne Price”.

  10. John Jorgenson

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    John Jorgenson
    Born in
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    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    saxophonistjazz musicianpianistjazz guitarist
    Biography

    John Richard Jorgenson is an American musician. Although best known for his guitar work with bands such as the Desert Rose Band and The Hellecasters, he is also proficient on the mandolin, mandocello, Dobro, pedal steel guitar, piano, upright bass, clarinet, bassoon, and saxophone. While a member of the Desert Rose Band, he won the Academy of Country Music's "Guitarist of the Year" award three consecutive years.

  11. Robert Hertzberg

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    Robert Hertzberg
    Born in
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    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Robert Myles Hertzberg is an American politician serving as Majority Leader in the California State Senate. He is a Democrat representing the 18th Senate District, which includes parts of the San Fernando Valley.

  12. David Eick

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    David Eick
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    television producerscreenwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    David Eick is an American writer and producer, best known as the executive producer of Battlestar Galactica, for which he also wrote several episodes. Eick executive produced Caprica and Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome, and Produced Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, American Gothic and Cover Me.

  13. Jack Spicer

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    Jack Spicer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1925-1965 (aged 40)
    Enrolled in the University of Redlands
    Studied in 1943-1945
    Occupations
    poettranslator
    Biography

    Jack Spicer was an American poet often identified with the San Francisco Renaissance. In 2009, My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer won the American Book Award for poetry. He spent most of his writing-life in San Francisco,

  14. Juanita Millender-McDonald

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    Juanita Millender-McDonald
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-2007 (aged 69)
    Enrolled in the University of Redlands
    In 1981 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Juanita Millender-McDonald was an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1996 until her death in 2007, representing California's 37th congressional district, which includes most of South Central Los Angeles and the city of Long Beach, California. She was a member of the Democratic Party.

  15. Connie Leyva

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    Connie Leyva
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Connie Leyva is an American politician and union organizer serving as a member of the California State Senate. She is a Democrat representing the 20th Senate District, which includes parts of the Inland Empire.

  16. Sam Brown

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    Sam Brown
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Sam W. Brown Jr. is a former political activist, the head of ACTION under President Jimmy Carter, and ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

  17. Gaddi Vasquez

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    Gaddi Vasquez
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Gaddi Holguin Vasquez was the 8th United States Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, in Rome, Italy. He was nominated by President George W. Bush and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate on June 29, 2006. Vasquez was sworn into office on September 7, 2006, by U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and served in the position until 2009. Prior to that, he was the first person of Hispanic ancestry to head the Peace Corps.

  18. W. Richard West, Jr

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    W. Richard West, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    lawyermuseum director
    Biography

    Walter Richard "Rick" West Jr. is the president and CEO of the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles. He was the founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, retiring from the position in 2007. He is also a citizen of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Oklahoma and a Peace Chief of the Southern Cheyenne. His professional life has been devoted to serving the American Indian community on cultural, artistic, educational, legal and governmental issues.

  19. Harvey Hyde

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    Harvey Hyde
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    sports journalisthead coach
    Biography

    Harvey Leslie Hyde is an American sports journalist and former football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) from 1982 to 1985.

  20. Willard R. Espy

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    Willard R. Espy
    Born in
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    Years
    1910-1999 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    writerpoet
    Biography

    Willard Richardson Espy was an American editor, philologist, writer, poet, and local historian. Raised in the seaside village of Oysterville, Washington, Espy later studied at the University of Redlands in California before becoming an editor in New York City, as well as a contributor to Reader's Digest, The New Yorker, Punch, and other publications.

  21. Faith Winter

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    Faith Winter
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Faith Winter is a legislator in the U.S. State of Colorado. In 2018, she was elected to the Colorado State Senate, representing District 24. Earlier, Winter served in the Colorado House of Representatives as a Democrat from 2014 to 2019, representing Colorado House District 35.

  22. Khaled Saffuri

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    Khaled Saffuri
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    Biography

    Khaled Saffuri is an Arab-American political activist of Palestinian origin, and the co-founder of the Islamic Free Market Institute.

  23. Beth A. Simmons

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    Beth A. Simmons
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    political scientist
    Biography

    Beth A. Simmons is an American academic and notable international relations scholar. She is the Andrea Mitchell University Professor in Law, Political Science and Business Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She is a former Director of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University and Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at the Department of Government. Her research interests include international relations, political economy, international law, and international human rights law compliance.

  24. Laura Beeman

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    Laura Beeman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Laura Lynne Beeman is an American college basketball coach who is currently the head women's basketball coach at the University of Hawaii.

  25. Robert Don Hughes

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    Robert Don Hughes
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    novelistscience fiction writer
    Biography

    Dr. Robert Don Hughes, is an American educator, writer, and pastor. He has authored mainstream fantasy and science fiction and evangelical non-fiction.

  26. Clinton D. McKinnon

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    Clinton D. McKinnon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1906-2001 (aged 95)
    Enrolled in the University of Redlands
    In 1930 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianpublisherjournalistnewspaper editorentrepreneur
    Biography

    Clinton Dotson McKinnon was an American Democratic politician and journalist from San Diego.

  27. Peter Groff

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    Peter Groff
    Born in
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    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Peter C. Groff is a former member of the Obama administration and a former Colorado legislator and President of the Colorado Senate. An attorney, public servant, and political veteran, Groff was elected as a Democrat to the Colorado House of Representatives in 2000, then re-elected in 2002. In 2003, he was appointed to the Colorado Senate, where he represented Senate District 33, which includes northeastern Denver, Colorado. Groff was the first African-American to serve as Colorado Senate president pro tem and Senate President. In May 2009, he was selected by President Barack Obama to head the faith- based-initiatives center for the U.S. Department of Education.

  28. Don Davis

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    Don Davis
    Years
    1931-2008 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Donald Robert Davis was an American politician. He served in many roles, from decorated war veteran to petroleum executive, board chairman, association president, Jacksonville City Council president and Florida state legislator.

  29. David Byerman

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    David Byerman
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Biography

    David Byerman formerly served as director of the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission from 2015-2018. In this capacity he managed all nonpartisan legislative staff in Kentucky, overseeing an agency with approximately 400 employees and a $70.4 million annual budget. Byerman was announced as the unanimous choice of legislative leadership on September 10, 2015 and was formally appointed by the 16-member Legislative Research Commission on September 23, 2015. In a surprise move, it was announced in August 2018 that his contract would not be renewed for a fourth year.

  30. Art Stephenson

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    Art Stephenson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Biography

    Arthur G. Stephenson was the ninth Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center located in Huntsville, Alabama. He served as director from September 11, 1998, to May 2003.

  31. Greta N. Morris

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    Greta N. Morris
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Greta N. Morris is a former United States Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands. She took office on August 26, 2003. She was replaced in the ambassadorial post by Clyde Bishop on December 6, 2006.