Joanne JJ Liu

Joanne JJ Liu – Class of 2012

Poker professional Joanne “JJ” Liu was born in Taiwan, and moved to Peoria, Illinois to pursue a Master’s degree in computer engineering at Bradley University. After graduation, she took a job as a software engineer in Silicon Valley. It was there that she discovered her love for poker, having never played it until she came to the United States. JJ has over 2.5 million in winnings and ranks 7th in live tournament earnings among female poker players.