Alumni Profiles

Lutes living their vocations
Jake Taylor standing with a bunch of different flags

Jacob Taylor-Mosquera ’09

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Jacob Taylor-Mosquera ’09 was 18 when he returned to Colombia. Although he considered it a homecoming, it took several more visits for him to truly feel at home.

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PLU alumnus David Akuien ’10

David Akuien ’10

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It’s been 25 years since David Akuien ’10 was separated from his mother at age 5, 16 years since he came to the United States as an orphan.

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President Barack Obama greets Jessica Anderson, Montana, during a photo line in the Blue Room prior to an event to honor the 2016 National Teacher of the Year and finalists in the East Room of the White House, May 3, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Jessica Anderson ’07

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Pacific Lutheran University alumna Jessica Anderson ’07 is passionate about education, geosciences and technology, and has combined all three to become an award-winning educator.

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Paul and Mary Bradshaw, parents of Lt. Brian Bradshaw ’07, with PLU President Thomas W. Krise at the 2016 PLU Military Appreciation Football Game. (photo by John Froschauer/PLU)

Brian Bradshaw ’07

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Lt. Brian Bradshaw was an understated leader who put everyone else first. Ask anyone who knew him.

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The fantasy characters from the film, “The Gamers.” The original cast and crew will return to PLU to film a TV pilot based on the movie. See a preview of the new TV series below. (Photo courtesy of Don Early, Dead Gentlemen Productions)

The Gamers

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The scene: a cramped room somewhere in a Pacific Lutheran University residence hall at the beginning of the millennium. The characters: five nerdy dudes, each with a handful of dice and plenty of junk food.

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Nicole Laumb ’11 traveled for three months over the summer with Flynn Creek Circus, an animal-free circus in California. (Photo courtesy of Laumb)

Nicole Laumb ’11

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Have you ever dreamed of running away with the circus? Nicole Laumb ’11 did and plans to do it again.

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