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Leticia Beverly

11 Big Ten track titles

Now coaching in Atlanta

Dee Brown

All-American guard

UIC assistant coach

Allison Buckley

Manager, Learfield

Client relations, nat’l sales

Tonja Buford-Bailey

3-time Olympian

1992 NCAA hurdles champ

Laura Bush

1990 Dike Eddleman Award

2 Final Fours at UI

Brian Cook

5th on UI scoring list (1,748 points)

2,312 points in nine NBA seasons

Bruna Romero-Melgar

Managing director

Girls in Tech of Bolivia

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An education that proves your purpose

Bruce Douglas

No. 1 in assists, steals

All-Century Team member

Dave Downey

Big Ten Medal of Honor

Scored 53 vs. Indiana

Don Edwards

Flexpoint Ford CEO

Chair, UI board of trustees

Perdita Felicien

2-time Summer Olympian

Illini Athletics HOF

Jarrod Gee

3-year starter

Illini basketball

Yoshi Hayasaki

USA Gymnastics HOF

Won ’89 NCAA title

Jerry Hester

All-Big Ten forward

Former radio analyst

Jerrance Howard

Illini guard, coach

Now on Bill Self’s Kansas Jayhawks staff

Mark Johnson

Winningest wrestling coach

Ex-Champaign Co. YMCA CEO

Rob Judson

Basketball guard, coach

Now on Marquette staff

Kurt Kittner

Managing director

JLL of Chicago

Paul Kivela


American College of Emergency Physicians

Matt Lackey

NCAA wrestling champion

Orthopedics sales rep

Curt Lovelace

Former UI football captain

Starter on '90 Big Ten champs

Chris Lung

All-American gymnast

Department of Defense

Graeme McGufficke

3-time Big Ten champ

N.C. political operative

Aaron Mobarak

’91 Academic All-American

Investment firm president

Collinus Newsome

6-time Big Ten champ

The Denver Foundation