Dennis Yen

Dennis YenDennis Yen was raised in Vallejo and attended Vallejo public schools from elementary through his graduation from Vallejo High School. He has earned an AA/Liberal Arts Degree (Vallejo Community College), followed by a BA and Masters Degrees/Communication Theory (San Francisco State College.) A product of a single parent family, Dennis initially worked in the family restaurant business alongside his mother and brother. He was married and has two children.

After graduating from San Francisco State College, he worked as an Assistant Professor of Speech at the University of Alaska (Fairbanks) and a Training Specialist with United Air Lines (Chicago). He subsequently worked as a Solano County Social Services Worker and Deputy Probation Officer, finishing his career as a Parole Agent with the California State Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. He is currently an actor based in the San Francisco Bay area, having performed throughout the United States and Europe.

Dennis is active in organizations such as the Vallejo Suburban Kiwanis Club, Vallejo Kids on Course and presently the Vallejo Police Chief’s Advisory Board.  Dennis was previously elected to a term on the Solano Community College Governing Board representing Vallejo.