Class of 1983
San Diego, California
Grant Frey was born in Newport Beach, California and raised in Honolulu, Hawai`i. He graduated from Lewis & Clark in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Grant also earned a Master of Science degree from Indiana University in 1984 and Master of Military Studies degree from Marine Corps University in 2001.
He played goalkeeper on the Pioneer men’s soccer team during all fours years at Lewis & Clark. Grant received the “most valuable player award” in 1981 as a junior. During his sophomore year, he was a member of the 1980 soccer team which was inducted into the Lewis & Clark Sports Hall of Fame in October 2011.
Grant retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in 2008 with twenty-two years of service as a Lieutenant Colonel (Military Police Officer). He is currently the Executive Director of the Marine Corps Police Academy at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, California.
He has graduated from numerous professional law enforcement programs including the Commonwealth of Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, 206th Session.
He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Associates and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Grant is the Vice President of the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club, California Chapter VI.
Grant has two grown children – Lauren who is medically retired from the U.S. Air Force living in Fredericksburg, Virginia and Grant, Jr. who graduated from Lewis & Clark, B.A. ’11, and resides in Portland, Oregon.