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University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

Class of 2019

Meet just a few members of University of the Pacific’s Class of 2019. They are new physician assistants, lawyers, filmmakers, dentists, health care policy influencers, economists and much more. Click on a photo or name to read more about these successful graduates.

Shaun RongShaun Ring
Shaun Ring '19 may not know how to contain his excitement when he dons his cap and gown to receive his diploma on June 16, but the 38-year-old Nebraska native recognizes he has the education and experience to take his place in the burgeoning health care industry.
Juan RamirezJuan Ramirez
Juan Ramirez credits a supportive faculty as one of the factors for his enthusiasm for Pacific and recalls how Dr. Janet Anders, assistant professor of clinical oral health, encouraged him to pursue his idea to break language barriers on campus.
Sydnie ReyesSydnie Reyes
As Sydnie Reyes prepares to graduate May 2019, she reflects on how the past three years at McGeorge School of Law have been an integral part of her life.
Indria GillespieIndria Gillespie
Indria Gillespie '19 came to University of the Pacific with one purpose in mind and honed the skills that will help her fulfill another - encouraging people of color to join a bone marrow registry.
David CarranzaDavid Carranza
Health care is one of the most complicated issues facing Americans today and one that affects everyone. Pacific student David Carranza, who is receiving his Doctor of Pharmacy degree May 18, is well on his way to being one of the influencers shaping policy in the future.
Angel TejadaAngel Tejada
"Being an unconventional student, I've had to focus and dedicate myself to becoming the first in my family to graduate from college, while balancing the triad of work, school and family life," said Tejada. He admits that it's a juggling act, but somehow he has found time to participate in extracurricular activities and take on student leadership roles.
Lucy KayeLucy Kaye
After graduating from high school in Liberia, Lucy immigrated to the United States and raised six children. After her children completed their education, forty years later, she decided it was time for her to pursue higher education.
Jess HessJess Hess
Jess Hess has always had a passion for movies, but it wasn’t until she studied film at University of the Pacific that she realized she could make film her life’s work.
Andrew LuAndrew Lu
Andrew Lu's introduction to music education started early in his life with his mother as his first piano teacher. Now a graduating senior at University of the Pacific, Lu is pursuing a degree in music education with an instrumental concentration.
Alexes SantanaAlexes Santana
Alexes feared her future lost when she became pregnant, but discovered instead having a daughter provided all the motivation she needed to finish high school and eventually pursue the entrepreneurship track at the Eberhardt School of Business here at Pacific.
Lucy KamauLucy Kamau
A fan of shifting forces and discovering different ways to approach problems, Lucy Kamau found these interests leading her to a career in applied economics.