Alumni Profiles

Arizona State University is a community of action figures - passionate, intelligent people acting in their local, national and global communities to resolve some of the world's most challenging issues. Sun Devil alumni are also active in cultural, sports and arts endeavors, making an indelible impact wherever they go.

Currently, there are more than 360,000 Sun Devils living across the country and around the world. Here are brief biographical sketches of a few of ASU's best known alumni.

Lexi Killoren '06 B.A., '08 M.Ed.Editor's Note: Lexi Killoren is the academic affiliate coordinator for Barrett, The Honors College. Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? As an out-of-state student, I decided to join...Read more

Sean Pate '97 B.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I was a member of the ASU Cheer Squad for most of my years at ASU. After recognizing that I wouldn't play...Read more

Dora Bradley '87 B.S.N.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I learned of the Native American Student Association (NASA) in my first year at ASU in 1982 and was very excited to...Read more

Mike Haynes '82 B.S.Editor's note: Former NFL player Mike Haynes will participate in the Legends Luncheon: The NFL event sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Sun Devil Club on Oct. 26. Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU?...Read more

Amanda Borden-Cochran '03 B.A.E.Amanda Borden-Cochran, who won a gold medal in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics with the United States gymnastics team, was featured in the September 2012 issue of ASU Magazine , in an article about Sun Devil Olympians. Which groups or activities...Read more

John Malik '96 B.A.Editor's Note: John Malik is one of several international alumni profiled in ASU Magazine's May 2012 issue . Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I was ASASU (Associated...Read more

Barbara Clark '84 M.Ed.Editor's Note: Barbara Clark is the 2012-13 chair of the ASU Alumni Association's board of directors and National Alumni Council. What personal qualities do you think were most strongly developed in you during your years as a Sun Devil?
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Mitch Daugherty '95 B.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I was involved in the Greek system at ASU, where I served as president of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and then...Read more

Taylor Rose '11 B.S.Editor's note: Taylor Rose is one of ASU's many alums who are serving in the Peace Corps. In the photo, she is shown on the far left with her host family in Indonesia. Which groups or activities were you most...Read more

Jen Bergmark '06 B.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I was involved in a lot of activities as a Sun Devil. The one which impacted me the most was participating in...Read more

Michael Barney '08 B.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? While at ASU, I was involved in the W. P. Carey School of Business’ residential college as a resident assistant and as...Read more

Tim Agne '04 B.A.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I worked at the Memorial Union information desk, which put me smack in the middle of campus. I spent those shifts chatting...Read more

Fernando Torres '05 B.S.E.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? Besides attending football games, I participated in ASU's Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers chapter. The chapter helped me develop my leadership and...Read more

Scott Paskoff '95 B.A.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I was a contributing member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, acting as the social chair for academic year 1992-93 and serving as...Read more

Doug Zimmerman '64 B.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I was president of the Associated Men Students group, was part of the Blue Key scholastic honorary society and participated in advanced...Read more

Frank Kush '61 M.S.Editor's Note: Former ASU football Head Coach Frank Kush will be honored at this year's Legends Luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2011. What are you most excited about related to this year's Legends Luncheon? I'm really looking forward to seeing...Read more

Marcy Steinke '94 M.S.H.A.Editor's Note: Marcy Steinke is profiled in the September issue of ASU Magazine . What personal qualities do you think were most strongly developed in you during your years as a Sun Devil? Perseverance — both the Air Force pilot...Read more

Gelie Akhenblit '03 B.A.Editor's Note: Gelie Akhenblit was featured in the May issue of ASU Magazine as part of the young alumni showcase section. Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I’m...Read more

George Diaz Jr. '96 B.S., '99 M.P.A.Editor's Note: George Diaz Jr. is 2011-12 chair of the ASU Alumni Association Board of Directors. What personal qualities do you think were most strongly developed in you during your years as a Sun Devil? ASU really raised my level...Read more

Ed Wallace '93 B.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? Upon arrival at ASU, I jumped head first into Greek life with Theta Delta Chi fraternity. I was fortunate to serve as...Read more

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