Photo of Jesse Cuevas with Alex Trebek as a contestant on Jeopardy!
Photo courtesy of Jesse Cuevas

Jesse Cuevas ’06 (BA ’01), an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP, recently appeared on Jeopardy! and won $65,981 over three days. This performance landed him in the Jeopardy! Hall of Fame, which is composed of people who have won $50,000 or more. When interviewed about his big win by the show’s producer, he mentioned how the mind-set of being a lawyer helped prepare him for his appearances on Jeopardy!