Vance Beach grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. He moved to Oregon in 2007 to attend SOU and play football on scholarship where he earned all-star recognition as a student-athlete and was an enthusiastic participant and supporter of the Black Student Union. It was at SOU where he earned his communication degree in 2011 and a masters in management in 2014. Currently, Vance works as Global Sales Executive for RR Donnelley in Medford, Oregon and serves as the Co- President for the SOU Alumni Association Board.
“SOU has been one of the best experiences of my life. I have been able to make amazing connections with people from all generations. Providing me with collegiate-level sports and a graduate-level education, SOU has prepared me for a life-long journey.”