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Jeff Anderson

Jeff Anderson

Director of global gaming | Hasbro | Class of 1989

Jeff Anderson’s love connection happened in Lincoln Hall — during a dreaded 8 a.m. lecture, no less, recalls Hasbro's Boston-based director of global gaming (BA '89/economics, political science).

He was a sophomore. She was Mrs. Right.

“As fate would have it, a cute blonde co-ed would come late to class every day and sit in the front row of the hall,” he says. “Three years later, we were married and started a life together that spanned 25 years.

“She passed away last year from ALS, but the University of Illinois was always a source of pride and joy for both of us.”