Alumni Feature: Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph is better known as one of the female comedian on NBC's Saturday Night Live, graduated from UCSC with a B.A in Art with a focus in Photography. She graduated from Porter College, Class of 1995.

Although she lives in New York, she still often reflects on her days in Santa Cruz and uses her experiences as inspiritation for her work. In an interview with Lousise Gilmore Donahue, she mentions that UCSC gave her "mind a chance to roam." 

Since her time at UCSC, she has been on Saturday Night Live and has been in films such as Bridesmaids and Grown Ups 2.