List of San Beda College alumni

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San Beda College is well known for its strong community and a Bedan's graduation from college does not end his or her relationship with San Beda. The San Beda College Alumni Association (SBCAA) currently handles and manages the alumni network.

San Beda College-Mendiola[edit]

Bedan Executive Officials, Heroes and Icons[edit]

  • Rodrigo Duterte, (LI.B) - 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines; former Mayor of Davao City
  • Benigno Aquino, Jr., (HS) - Former Senator and key personality of the anti-Marcos dictatorship struggle
  • Leni Robredo, (MBA) - 16th Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines
  • Raul Roco, (AB, Ll.B) - 2004 Philippine presidential candidate; former senator and education secretary; champion of women's rights and icon of the youth
  • Ramon V. Mitra, (HS, Ll.B ) - 1992 Philippine presidential candidate; former Speaker of the House of Representatives; former senator and agriculture minister; human rights lawyer
  • Rene Saguisag, (AB,Ll.B) - Former Philippine Senator; Human Rights advocate; co-founder of the Movement of Attorneys for Brotherhood, Integrity, and Nationalism, Inc. (MABINI)
  • Augusto S. Sanchez (AB, Ll.B) - Former Labor Minister during the Aquino Administration, Human Rights Lawyer
  • Agapito "Butz" Aquino (GS, HS) - Key personality during the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution; former Philippine senator and House Minority Floor Leader
  • Francisco A. Medrano (GS, HS) - World War II resistance fighter; former military general
  • Gen. Basilio J. Valdes (GS, HS) - former chief-of-staff of the Philippine Army[citation needed]

Senators and Representatives[edit]

  • Gregorio B. Honasan II (GS)- Senator and reformist military reader; one of the personalities of the first EDSA revolution
  • Leila de Lima (Ll.B)- Senator; former Secretary of Justice; former Chairperson, Commission on Human Rights; prominent election lawyer of Pampanga Gov. Eddie Panlilio and Isabela Gov. Grace Padaca
  • Abraham Kahlil B. Mitra (GS, HS, BSC)- Palawan Congressman and son of the late Speaker Ramon Mitra
  • Arnulfo Fuentebella (GS, HS) - Former Speaker of the House of Representatives; current representative from Camarines Sur
  • Marlyn L. Primicias-Agabas (AB, Ll.B)- Representative, 6th district of Pangasinan
  • Alipio C. Badelles (BSC, Ll.B)- Representative, 1st district of Lanao del Norte
  • Elpidio F. Barzaga (AB, Ll.B)- Representative, 4th district of Cavite
  • Leovigildo B. Banaag (AB, Ll.B)- Representative, 1st district of Agusan del Norte
  • Neri J. Colmenares (AB)- Representative of Bayan Muna partylist
  • Roger G. Mercado (Ll.B)- Representative, lone district of Southern Leyte
  • Eric D. Singson (BSC)- Deputy Speaker for Luzon and representative, 1st district, Ilocos Sur
  • Alfonso V. Umali (GS, HS) - Representative, 2nd district, Oriental Mindoro
  • Rodolfo G. Valencia (GS, HS) - Representative, 2nd district, Mindoro Oriental
  • Eduardo Nonato Joson (AB, Ll.B)- Nueva Ecija representative and former National Food Authority Administrator
  • Amado Bagatsing (GS, HS, BS) - Veteran legislator and current representative of the 5th district of Manila
  • Fredenil H. Castro (Ll.B)- Representative from Capiz
  • Jose Cabochan - Representative from Bulacan
  • Tomas V. Apacible (CAS) - Representative, 1st District, Batangas

Judiciary and Legal Services[edit]

Local and Provincial Officials[edit]

  • Feliciano Belmonte, Jr. (GS, HS) - Speaker of the House of Representatives and ex-mayor of Quezon City
  • Ishmael Mathay (HS, Ll. B) - Vice-Governor of Metro Manila; Former Mayor of Quezon City
  • Enrico "Recom" Echiverri (AB) - Former representative and Former mayor of Caloocan City
  • Robert Lyndon Barbers (HS) - Governor, Surigao Del Norte; former Surigao representative
  • Vicente Valera (CAS) - Governor, Abra
  • Raphael M. Colet - Former Governor of Pangasinan
  • Tomás Eduardo Joson III (GS, HS)- Former governor of Nueva Ecija
  • Oscar S. Moreno (AB, Ll. B) - Governor, Misamis Oriental, Congressman and former prosecutor in the Impeachment Trial of Former President Joseph Estrada
  • Victor Ortega (HS)- Governor, La Union Province
  • Herbert Constantine M. Bautista (GS, HS, AB) - Mayor, Quezon City; former TV and movie actor
  • Alfonso S. Casurra (AB, Ll.B) - Mayor, Surigao City
  • Calixto R. Catáquiz (HS, BS) - Mayor, San Pedro, Laguna; former General Manager of Laguna Lake Development Authority
  • George A. Elias, (GS, HS) - Vice Mayor, Taguig City
  • Gerald Esplana (GS, HS)- Councilor, Valenzuela City
  • Danilo B. Lacuna (GS, HS)- Former vice-mayor, City of Manila
  • Salvador Leachon (AB, Ll.B)- Mayor of Calapan, Mindoro
  • Ferdinand Maliwanag(AB, Ll.B)- Mayor of Candelaria, Quezon
  • Mike Rama (Ll.B) - Mayor of Cebu City
  • Ruben M. Umali- Former mayor, Lipa City, Batangas
  • Dino Claudio M. Sanchez (CAS) - Former Vice Mayor, Butuan City
  • Ruben Sayo (CAS, 83) - Former Mayor of Aritao Town, Nueva Viscaya.
  • Benjie Serrano (HS, 92) - Mayor Orani, Bataan
  • Abraham Kahlil Mitra (BS Management, 91) - Former Provincial Governor of Palawan
  • Gerardo Roxas (CAS, 83) - Former Provincial Board Member of Bataan; Former Mayor of Limay, Bataan
  • Roderick Alcala (CAS 92) - Mayor Lucena City, Quezon

Appointed Government Officials[edit]

  • Sanchez A. Ali (CAS) - Former Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Sultanate of Oman
  • Jose D. Lina, Jr. (GS, HS) - Former Philippine Senator, former Secretary of Interior and Local Government, former governor of Laguna
  • Peter B. Favila (GS, HS) - current Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry, businessman
  • Winston F. Garcia (Ll.B) - President and General-Manager, Government Service and Insurance System (GSIS)
  • Jose E.B. Antonio - Businessman and Real Estate pioneer; chair of the Century Properties Group, and President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's Special Envoy to the People's Republic of China
  • Lilian Hefti (Ll.B)- Commissioner and head of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)
  • Robert Dean Barbers (HS, BSC) - General-Manager, Philippine Tourism Authority
  • Zabedin M. Azis (Ll.B.) - Undersecretary, Department of Justice
  • Gerry Espina (GS, HS) - Board Member, Philippine Racing Commission; former Biliran representative; current Biliran Governor
  • Nicasio A. Conti (AB, Ll.B) - Commissioner, Presidential Commission on Good Governance (PCGG); faculty, San Beda Economics department
  • Rene Sarmiento (AB)- Commissioner, Commission on Elections (COMELEC)
  • Ricardo T. Saludo (GS, HS) - Cabinet Secretary, journalist, writer
  • Ricardo Abcede (Ll.B)- Commissioner, Presidential Commission on Good Governance
  • Jose Ong (AB)- Former Commissioner, Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)
  • Antonio C. Delgado- Former Philippine Ambassador to the Vatican; Delivery Services and Hotel Pioneer
  • Don M. Ferry (HS)- Former Vice Chairman, Development Bank of the Philippines; former Chairman, Board of Transportation

Raoul creencia (Ll.b)- currently government corporate counsel

Business and Economics[edit]

  • Manuel V. Pangilinan (GS, HS, Doctor of Humanities, honoris causa) - Chairman, Philippine Long Distance Company; chief executive officer, Metro Pacific Corporation and current chairman of the Board of Trustees of San Beda College-Mendiola, Manila

Arts and Humanities[edit]

  • Jaime Licauco (GS, HS, AB) - parapsychologist and paranormal studies scholar; writer; former professor, New Age philosophy and Parapsychology, Department of Philosophy and Human Resource Development

Media and Entertainment[edit]

Medicine and Health Sciences[edit]

Sports and Athletics[edit]

  • Jose "JB" Yango - Philippine Basketball Player, Provincial Board Member
  • Carlos Loyzaga- Former Philippine Olympian Known as the "Big Difference" to the Philippine sports press (1952, 1956 Olympian)
  • Charles Borck- Former Philippine Olympic basketball player (1936 Olympian)
  • Jesus Marzan- (1936 Olympian)
  • Loreto Carbonell- (1952 Olympian)
  • Antonio Genato- (1952 Olympian)
  • Ponciano B. Saldaña- (1952 Olympian)
  • Melito Santos- (1952 Olympian)
  • Eduardo Lim -(1952, 1956 Olympian)
  • Rafael S. Baretto- (1956 Olympian)
  • Alberto 'Big Boy' Reynoso- (Basketball at the 1960 Olympics)
  • Tom Concon- Former Junior Golf World Champion, 13–14 years old Division.
  • Venancio "Benjie" Paras - Philippine Basketball Player / Actor, HS '86
  • Ronald Magsanoc - Philippine Basketball Player
  • Joaquin "Chito" Loyzaga - Philippine Basketball Player and son of Carlos Loyzaga
  • Edmundo "Ato" Badolato - Red Cubs Legend Coach, former commissioner of UAAP
  • Rencie Bajar (HS) - PBA player
  • Emmanuel Boybits Victoria - former PBA player
  • Frankie Lim - former PBA player, former Red Lions Head Coach
  • Mike Advani - former PBA player/2006-2007 Red Lions Asst. Coach
  • Macky DeJoya - former PBA player, HS '83
  • Ramon L. Pineda - member 1967-68 NCAA Junior Champions, competed 1974 Cesta-Punta Mundial, Montevideo, Uruguay. Professional Jai-Alai Player 1975 to 1983.
  • Sonny Manucat - former PBL player
  • Ren-Ren Ritualo - Philippine Basketball Player
  • Lewis Alfred Tenorio - Philippine Basketball
  • Roland Dantes - Champion Bodybuilder, Martial Artist and Actor
  • Ato Morano - Philippine Basketball Player
  • Arturo Macapagal - former member of Philippine Olympic Target Shooting Team
  • Jose Ariston Caslib - Head Coach, Philippines Men's National Football Team
  • Enrico "Koy" Banal - former head coach of the 2006 San Beda Red Lions Champion Team
  • Ranbill Tongco - (HS, CAS) member 2011-13 NCAA Junior Champions, member 2014 NCAA Seniors Champions, 2011 SEABA Under-16 Champion

Honorary Alumni[edit]

  • Mohammed Dzaiddin Abdullah (Doctor of Laws, honoris causa)- Malaysian Chief Justice; head, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Law Association
  • Corazon C. Aquino (Doctor of Humanities, honoris causa)- wife of Bedan senator Benigno Aquino, Jr. and former president of the Philippines.
  • Fidel V. Ramos- former president of the Philippines; Honorary Alumnus, San Beda College of Law
  • Robert de Ocampo (Doctor of Humanities, honoris causa)- former secretary, Department of Finance; president, Asian Institute of Management
  • Estelita P. Juco Doctor of Humanities, honoris causa)- Journalist and Congresswoman
  • Artemio Panganiban- 21st Supreme Court Chief Justice of the Philippines; honorary alumnus, San Beda College of Law
  • Diosdado P. Macapagal- former president of the Philippines (1961–1965); lecturer and professor, San Beda College of Law
  • Arturo Tolentino- former Philippine senator; professor, San Beda College of Law
  • Isagani Cruz- former Supreme Court Justice; writer and columnist; professor, San Beda College of Law
  • Rev. Fr. Ranhilio C. Aquino (SJD, San Beda College, 2008, by assessment)- Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Cagayan State University; current Dean (on consultancy), Graduate School of Law, San Beda College; Chair, Department of Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy, Philippine Judicial Academy, Supreme Court of the Philippines; Fellow, Commonwealth Judicial Education Institution (Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia), Research Fellow, Superior Institute of Philosophy, Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium)
  • Hon. Ambeth R. Ocampo - Chairman, National Historical Institute; Chairman, National Commission for Culture and the Arts; former Benedictine monk and history professor at San Beda
  • Dr. Leopoldo J. Dejillas - social economist, author and writer; former head of the San Beda Research Development program and former faculty member of the Economics Department of the College and Arts and Sciences of San Beda College.
  • Dr. Teresita P. Pedrajas - chairperson, World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI-UNESCO); awardee, 1999 Metrobak Most Outstanding Teacher of the Philippines
  • Dr. Felina Young - first female and lay vice-president of San Beda College (2004–2007); author, writer and business expert
  • Dr. Ramon Benedicto N. Marcelino - former economic adviser to the late 2004 presidential candidate Fernando Poe, Jr. and current chairperson of the Department of Economics of San Beda College
  • Prof. Bienvenida Amarles-Ilago - chairperson, Social Sciences department; co-author, "1898-1992: The Philippine Presidency," with Alex Brillantes, Jr.

San Beda College-Alabang[edit]

  • Lino Cayetano (GS, HS) – Television director and brother of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
  • Augusto Cesare Amado "A.G." Syjuco (CAS)  – Principal music composer, producer, guitarist, bassist and synth programmer of the first nominee and winner from the Philippines in the international Independent Music Awards—internationally released and acclaimed art band Jack of None [2][3][4][5][6]
  • Rico Blanco (GS, HS) – former vocalist of Rivermaya
  • Jon Santos (GS, HS) – TV host and actor
  • Ryan Agoncillo (GS, HS) – TV celebrity, host and actor
  • Enrique Gil (CAS) - actor, matinee idol, Host
  • Marlo Mortel (CAS) - model, singer, and actor