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The most prolific wide receiver to ever play for Menlo College, Jackson shattered every career receiving record in school history including: touchdowns (43), receiving yards (3,976) and total receptions (261). An impressive three-year career with the Oaks spanning 1999-2001 caught the eye of Bay Area football legend Bill Walsh and the rest was history. His highly-regarded NFL-memoir “Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile,” Jackson’s first published book, provides an insightful look into his six-year career in the NFL and has received rave reviews from multiple national publications including: the New York Times, Rolling Stone Magazine and NPR.
A Bay Area native, Piper graduated with a BS in Management. Piper is currently a monitoring analyst at TriplePoint Capital in Menlo Park. She credits her Menlo education, internship, decision to complete graduate school, and close access to Silicon Valley opportunities for her success. Piper remains very close to her college friends, and fondly remembers faculty like Donna Little and Craig Medlen who were great facilitators in preparing her for a career in accounting and finance.
Meet Sidra Iqbal. Sidra is an accounting major who graduated magna cum laude, with 150 units of college credit – and did it all in 4 years. Dedicated would be one way to describe Sidra. Sidra’s outstanding academic and service work has already jump started her career. In a highly competitive market, She won a summer internship with KPMG.
Mike Liguori, a Menlo College alumnus with a degree in Business Management, recently started Operation Work Warriors, a non-profit organization designed to help military veterans transition back into society through professional development.
Castillo is a special education teacher at Central Valley High in Ceres, California, and an assistant volleyball coach at Delta College. “I have realized that I can only do my part, but if my part helps change the people in my life, then they will keep passing it forward to the people in theirs."