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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Alabama State University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Alabama State University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Alabama State University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Alabama State University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Alabama State University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Alabama State University.

Examples of graduates on this list include Rosa Parks and Felix da Housecat.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Alabama State University?” and “Which celebrities are Alabama State University alumni?”

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Chandra Davis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Chandra Davis Model, Actor, Singer Chandra Davis, aka London Charles and Deelishis, is an American model, and was a reality show contestant. She is best known as the winner of VH1's hit reality TV show Flavor of Love 2.

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Rosa Parks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Rosa Parks Activist Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African-American Civil Rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom ...more

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Jesse White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Jesse White Politician Jesse Clark White is an American athlete and politician from the State of Illinois. A member of the Democratic Party, he has served as the 37th Secretary of State of Illinois since 1999. He is ...more

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Rickey Smiley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Rickey Smiley Comedian, Radio personality, Actor Rickey Smiley is an American standup comedian, television host, actor, and radio personality best known for his prank phone calls. The calls feature Smiley disguising his voice and carrying on a ...more

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Tony Cox is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Tony Cox Stunt Performer, Actor Joseph Anthony "Tony" Cox is an American actor known for his comedic performances in Bad Santa, Me, Myself and Irene, Date Movie, Epic Movie and Disaster Movie. He is also known for ...more

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Felix da Housecat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Felix da Housecat Record producer, Musician, Disc jockey Felix da Housecat is an American DJ and record producer, mostly known for house music and electroclash. Felix is regarded as a member of the second wave of Chicago house and has produced an ...more

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Tarvaris Jackson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Tarvaris Jackson American football player Tarvaris D. Jackson is an American football quarterback where he is currently a free agent in the National Football League. Born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama, Jackson played college ...more

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Reggie Barlow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Reggie Barlow American Football coach, Coach, American football player Reggie Devon Barlow was a head coach of the Alabama State Hornets football team. He is a former professional American football wide receiver in the National Football League. He played eight ...more

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Tommy Stewart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Tommy Stewart Record producer, Jazz Pianist, Musician Tommy Stewart is an American trumpeter, arranger, producer, composer and pianist residing in Birmingham, Alabama. He is a member of several active performing groups, including the Magic City ...more

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Ralph Abernathy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Ralph Abernathy Activist, Minister of religion Ralph David Abernathy, Sr. was a leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement, a minister, and Martin Luther King Jr.'s closest friend. In 1955, he collaborated with King to create the ...more

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Michael Coe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Michael Coe American football player Michael Coe is an American football cornerback who is currently a member of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He attended and played football at Cordova High School in Memphis, Tennessee. He was drafted ...more

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Earl Cochran is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Earl Cochran American football player Earl Cochran, Jr is a former American football defensive end. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Alabama State. Cochran was ...more

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Eugene Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Eugene Sawyer Politician Eugene Sawyer was an American businessman, educator and politician who served as the 53rd Mayor of Chicago from December 2, 1987 to April 24, 1989. He was the second African-American to serve as ...more

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Fred Shuttlesworth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Fred Shuttlesworth Pastor Frederick Lee "Fred" Shuttlesworth, born Fred Lee Robinson, was a U.S. civil rights activist who led the fight against segregation and other forms of racism as a minister in ...more

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Terrance Simmons is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Terrance Simmons American football player Terrance Demon Simmons is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Carolina Panthers. He played college football at Alabama ...more

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Terry Greer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Terry Greer American football player Terry Greer is a former professional American and Canadian football player who played wide receiver with the Canadian Football League Toronto Argonauts and the NFL Cleveland Browns and San ...more

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Brad Baxter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Brad Baxter American football player Herman Bradley Baxter is a former professional American football player in the National Football League. He spent his entire career with the New York Jets. A 6'1", 233 lbs. running back ...more

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Ricky Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Ricky Smith American football player Ricky DeCarlo Smith is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the New England Patriots, the Washington Redskins, and the Detroit Lions. He played college ...more

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Tangi Miller is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Tangi Miller Film Producer, Model, Actor Tangi Miller is an American actress, model and dancer. As an actress she is known for the role of Elena Tyler on the popular television drama Felicity. In 2001 she was nominated for an NAACP ...more

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James Haskins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
James Haskins Writer James Haskins was a prolific and award-winning author with more than one hundred books for both adults and children. Many of his books highlight the achievements of African Americans and cover ...more

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Fred Gray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Fred Gray Author, Lawyer Fred David Gray is a civil rights attorney, preacher and activist who practices law in Alabama. He litigated several major civil rights cases in Alabama, including some that reached the United ...more

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Erskine Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Erskine Hawkins Songwriter, Musician Erskine Ramsay Hawkins was an American trumpet player and big band leader from Birmingham, Alabama, dubbed "The 20th Century Gabriel". He is most remembered for composing the jazz ...more

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Fred Wesley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Fred Wesley Musician, Trombonist Fred Wesley is an American jazz and funk trombonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as Parliament-Funkadelic in the second half of the 1970s.

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Zefross Moss is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Zefross Moss American football player Zefross Moss is a retired American professional football offensive guard and offensive tackle who played eleven seasons in the NFL from 1989 to 1999. After retiring from football, Zefross moved ...more

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Chad Lucas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Chad Lucas American football player Chad Dennard Lucas is a former wide receiver. He was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at Alabama State. Lucas was also a member of ...more

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Clarence Carter is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Clarence Carter Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter Clarence George Carter is an American blues and soul singer, musician, songwriter and record producer. His most successful records included "Slip Away", "Back Door Santa",

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Curtis Green is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Curtis Green American football player Curtis Green is a former American football defensive end. Green was drafted in the second round by the Detroit Lions out of Alabama State University in the 1981 NFL Draft. He played nine seasons ...more

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Doug Williams is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Doug Williams Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor Doug Williams is a comedian, writer, and actor from Montgomery, Alabama.

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Lewis Jackson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Lewis Jackson Basketball Coach, Coach Lewis Jackson is the men's college basketball head coach at Alabama State University. He took over as head coach in 2005, after Rob Spivery departed to take the head coach's job at Southern ...more

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Darnell Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Darnell Kennedy American football player Darnell Kennedy is an arena/indoor football quarterback who is currently a free agent. Kennedy most recently played for the Georgia Force of the Arena Football League. He is also a former ...more

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T. J. Jemison is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
T. J. Jemison Theodore Judson Jemison, better known as T. J. Jemison, was the president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. from 1982 to 1994. It is the largest African-American religious ...more

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Marcus Winn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Marcus Winn Marcus Winn is an American football defensive back who is currently a free agent.

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Bobby Singleton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Bobby Singleton Lawyer Bobby D. Singleton is a Democratic member of the Alabama Senate, representing the 24th District since a special election in January 2005. Previously he was a member of the Alabama House of ...more

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Tango McCauley is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Tango McCauley Tango Lee McCauley is a former gridiron football offensive lineman. He played college football at Alabama State. In his career, McCauley has played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, British ...more

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Tyrone Rogers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Tyrone Rogers Tyrone Rogers is a former defensive end in the NFL. He played his entire career for the Cleveland Browns from 1999 to 2004. After his Pro football career Rogers went back to Alabama as a ...more

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Steven Daniel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Steven Daniel Actor Steven Tyrone Daniel is an American actor and musician. He is best known for his role as Lionel "El-Train" Johnson on the NBC Saturday morning sitcom City Guys. After City Guys ended ...more

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Quinton Ross is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Quinton Ross Quinton T. Ross, Jr. is a Democratic member of the Alabama Senate, representing the 26th District since 2002. He was arrested October 4, 2010 on corruption charges. Ross, of Montgomery, was ...more

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James Daniel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
James Daniel Coach James Daniel is a tight ends coach for the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Kelvin Davis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Kelvin Davis Kelvin Davis is a professional basketball player who became the oldest rookie to play in the American Basketball Association, when he debuted at age 47 during the 2007 season. Davis was born in ...more

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Sam Taylor is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Sam Taylor Saxophonist Sam L. Taylor best known as the tenor saxophonist Sam "The Man" Taylor, was an American jazz and blues player, whose honking style set the standard for tenor sax solos in both rock and ...more

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Eddie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Eddie Robinson American football player Eddie Robinson is a former American football linebacker in the National Football league. He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the second round of the 1992 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

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Jessie Tompkins is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Jessie Tompkins Jessie Tompkins is an American athlete and educator from Bessemer, Alabama. Jesse Tompkins attended and ran track for the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama and later graduated from ...more

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Joe L. Reed is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Joe L. Reed Joe L. Reed, of Montgomery, Alabama, is an African-American advocate for public education and the Democratic Party.

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Manny Martin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Manny Martin Coach Emanuel C. "Manny" Martin is a former American football player and a current high school football coach. He played five years in the National Football League as a cornerback and safety ...more

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Paul R. Jones is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
Paul R. Jones Paul Raymond Jones was an important American collector of African American art. Jones, one of five children of Will and Ella Jones, grew up in Muscoda, a Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad ...more

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William G. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
pat-oslon added William G. Anderson Osteopathic physician (born December 12, 1927) was the first African-American who was a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) for twenty years where he also served as president.[1] He was best known for his role in the Coalition of Desegregation, a civil rights movement called the Albany Movement, which Anderson led, was formed by local activists in Albany, Georgia in 1961

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Ted Johnson, Poet , Civil Righ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Alabama State University Alumni
ToysvillTVStudios added Ted Johnson, Poet , Civil Rights Activist