Danni was recognized by Dean Livingstone, the Graziadio family and the Graziadio School’s Board of Visitors with the George Award for Outstanding Alumni.
Danni has a vast background in business and philanthropic endeavors. Dr. Sun is the president of LJC Investments, and was previously was the director of business development at Riviera, Modern Luxury, a subsidiary of the second-largest media company in the country. She has started several businesses, ranging from health and wellness to computer software. Notably, she operated the first business to distribute Apple computers in California, and later, China. Dr. Sun graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1987. She completed a doctorate program from Washington Tech University in 2010.
Continuing what she hopes to be a lineage of Pepperdine University graduates, Dr. Sun’s eldest daughter is a 2002 graduate of Seaver College; she expects to enroll her youngest daughter there next year. Dr. Sun is actively involved with the Pepperdine Alumni Association, serving on the board of the Orange County Waves. While enrolled as a student, she studied in Oxford, England. As an alum, she regularly organizes reunions with her former abroad classmates.