Gabriel Jordan Thorpe, son of Christopher Thorpe and Bernadette Thorpe-Johnson, received his bachelor’s degree in English on May 20 from California State University-Sacramento. He crossed the stage at the Golden 1 Center arena with 1,500 other students in 90 degree heat at the arena, which housed the university’s commencement. He is manager of Super Silver Jewelry, in Old Town Sacramento, and will continue work in that position.