African-Americans have had a presence at Loyola University, Marymount College, and Loyola Marymount University throughout the past seventy years. LMU's African-American alumni are successful entrepreneurs, educational leaders, government officials, distinguished judges, science and engineering pioneers, and acclaimed artists. They are leaders in health care, aeronautics, viticulture, retail grocery outlets, entertainment, banking and finance, international affairs, technology, athletics, real estate, and journalism.

Some Notable AAAA Alumni

  • Harold Brooks '70, CEO American Red Cross Bay Area
  • Effie Brown '93, film producer of Real Women Have Curves
  • William L. Strickland '71, sports agent
  • Winifred Hervey '77, television writer and producer of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Mork and Mindy, The Cosby Show, and Golden Girls.

Currently, there are more than 2,400 undergraduate and graduate African-American alumni who have graduated from Loyola University, Marymount College, and Loyola Marymount University. Roughly 85% of LMU's African American alumni live and work in Southern California and more than 70% live and work in Los Angeles County. 74% are graduates from 1990 – 2010.

African American Alumni Association Founders

  • Bobby Adams '71, Ed.D.
  • Jackie Berryhill '75
  • Harold Brooks '70
  • Effie Brown '93
  • Hon. Irma Brown Dillon '70, JD '73
  • Shonda Buchanan '97
  • Ika Bunting '71, Ph.D.
  • Jerome Carter '86
  • Keven Davis '79
  • Hon. John Doyle '74
  • Michael Evans '93
  • Melissa Hardy '94
  • Ernest Henderson '95
  • Chris Johnson '00
  • Wayne King '69
  • Tamika Hinton Lang '01
  • Yoshado Lang '00
  • Glenn Milus '98
  • Gail Mitchell '76
  • Alberta Brinson Moore '84
  • Anthony Parent '73, Ph.D.
  • Camille Parkinson '93
  • Nicole Perry '95
  • Hon. J. Steven Rhodes '73
  • Renata Simril '93
  • Amber Smith '01
  • William L. Strickland '71
  • Nia Ujamaa '03, Ed.D.
  • Monique Woodford '01
  • Ramona Wright '00