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Did You Know? Notable Former Students of Columbia Part Four

Columbia is known as the largest arts and media school in the U.S. with more than 12,500 students and 120 undergraduate and graduate programs. Some pretty famous people have stopped by Columbia throughout the years and either attended the college for a short amount of time or graduated and received their degree. Nonetheless, Columbia served as a wonderful stepping stone for these celebs and paved the way for their careers. No matter where these people may be in their lives and careers, they will forever be known and recognized as Columbia alumni. We bring you even more amazing and well-known former students of Columbia!

Scott Adsit: (1987) Actor on “30 Rock.”

Lana Fertelmeister: (1997) Jewelry designer

J.A. Konrath: Writer of the “Jack Daniels” mystery series

Rashid Johnson: (2000) Photographer.

Kym Mazelle: (1986) Singer

Robert Teitel: (1990) Producer of “Men of Honor,” “Barbershop” and “Notorious”

Bob Odenkirk: Writer for “Saturday Night Live” from 1987-1995

Jackson is a senior magazine journalism major at Columbia College Chicago, class of 2011. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Jackson transferred to Columbia during his sophomore year and considers Chicago to be second home. In addition to being a Campus Correspondent for Her Campus Columbia, Jackson also works as the copy chief for The Columbia Chronicle, Columbia's student-run newspaper, and at Echo, Columbia's student-run magazine, as the fact checking/copy chief and online editor. Jackson especially loves writing about the LGBTQ community and hopes to make it one of his specialities sometime in the future. While being a big believer in karma, Jackson always tries to surround himself with positive energy and positive people. A few of Jackson's favorite things: RuPaul's Drag Race, Family Guy, lemon-flavored Arizona iced tea and Chipotle.
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