Storytelling Featured Alumni Stories Young Alumni Award Recipients Distinguished Alumni Award 2017 These 40 alumni over the age of 40 are distinctly and successfully demonstrating the University's mission. Arnold Laanui ('90) brings FBI skills into the classroom. These 40 alumni under the age of 40 are distinctly and successfully demonstrating the University's mission. 12345 Alumni Spotlight Timothy C. Phillips ('87) The 2016 Seaver College Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient. Tina Mertel ('90) Author of Meaningful Coaching which provides a method of recognizing how values impact and integrate with coaching competencies. Jonathan Crabtree ('07) Recently authored two publications for Beautiful Feet Books, Inc. that help usher students through U.S. and World history from Antebellum to the present day. Pierce Brown ('10) Debuting the second book in his critically acclaimed, best-selling Red Rising trilogy. Kelly Davies Michelena ('07) Two-time Emmy winner for digital and web production for "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" now managing broadcast partnerships for Facebook. Dr. James "Jim" Brinton ('57) 2014 recipient of the Oly Tegner Award for outstanding service to Pepperdine and his community. Alumni News & Stories Publications Social Media Have any stories or updates about you or a fellow Wave? SHARE YOUR STORY!