Thomas Bradley

Bradley was the 38th mayor of Los Angeles, California, serving from 1973 to 1993. He was the only African American mayor of that city, and his 20 years in office mark the longest tenure by any mayor in the city’s history. Bradley was initiate of the Upsilon Chapter during his years at UCLA, he also served as the 18th Grand Polemarch of Kappa Alpha Psi.

Johnnie Cochran

Cochran was an American lawyer best known for his leadership role in the defense and criminal acquittal of O. J. Simpson for the murder of his former wife Nicole Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman.Cochran also represented Sean Combs (during his trial on gun and bribery charges), Michael Jackson, rapper Tupac Shakur, actor Todd Bridges,football player Jim Brown, rapper Snoop Dogg, former heavyweight Champion Riddick Bowe. Cochran was an initiate of the Upsilon Chapter.

Randall C. Bacon

The 25th Grand Polemarc,h Randall C. Bacon, was a Laurel Wreath Laureate and devoted member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Los Angeles Alumni. Brother Bacon was initiated at the University of California at Los Angeles, the Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi in 1958. He served over 55 years in numerous leadership positions in the fraternal organization while simultaneously extending his exemplary visionary leadership in the field of Public Administration with the County of Los Angeles, County of San Diego and the City of Los Angeles.

Mervyn Dymally

A 1949 initiate of the Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Brother Mervyn M. Dymally was a California Democratic politician. He served in the California State Assembly (1963–1966) and the California State Senate (1967–1975), as the 41st Lieutenant Governor of California (1975–1979), and in the U.S. House of Representatives (1981–1993). Dymally returned to politics a decade later to serve in the California State Assembly (2002–2008).