Famous Blinn College Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Blinn College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Blinn College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Blinn College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Blinn College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Blinn College 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 Blinn College.

List ranges from Chris Andersen to Cam Newton and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Blinn College?” and “Which celebrities are Blinn College alumni?”
Chris Andersen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Blinn College Alumni
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Christopher Claus Andersen (born July 7, 1978) is an American professional basketball player for Power In The Big 3 League. Nicknamed "Birdman", Andersen was born in Long Beach, California, grew up in Iola, Texas, and played one year at Blinn College. Andersen began his professional career in the Chinese Basketball Association and the American minor leagues. He then played in the NBA for the Denver Nuggets and the New Orleans Hornets. He received a two-year ban from the NBA in 2006 for violating the league's drug policy, but was reinstated on March 4, 2008, and re-signed with the Hornets the next day. He returned to Denver later in 2008, and remained with the team until 2012. He signed ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Basketball player

Age: 40

Birthplace: Long Beach, California

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Cam Newton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Blinn College Alumni
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Cameron Jerrell Newton (born May 11, 1989) is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida and Auburn. He was drafted as the first overall pick by the Panthers in the 2011 NFL Draft. Newton is the only player in the modern era to be awarded the Heisman Trophy, win a national championship, and become the first overall pick in an NFL draft within a one-year span. He was the 2011 NFL Rookie of the Year, is a three-time Pro Bowler, and was named the NFL MVP in 2015. In his rookie year, Newton broke all-time NFL rookie records for passing and rushing yards. He became the first NFL quarterback to throw for ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Athlete, American football player

Age: 29

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

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Henry Thomas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Blinn College Alumni
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Henry Jackson Thomas Jr. (born September 9, 1971) is an American actor and musician. He is best known for his breakout role in Steven Spielberg's film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Musician, Actor

Age: 47

Birthplace: Texas, USA, San Antonio

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Michael Bishop is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Blinn College Alumni
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Michael Paul Bishop (born May 15, 1976) is a former American and Canadian football quarterback. He was drafted in the seventh round (227th overall) of the 1999 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots. Bishop was a member of the CFL's Toronto Argonauts from 2002 to 2008. He also previously played with the National Football League's New England Patriots during the 2000 season and also played in the Arena Football League, most recently with the Grand Rapids Rampage. He was also one of the best college quarterbacks in the country during his career at Kansas State, beating out UCLA's Cade McNown for the 1998 Davey O'Brien Award. Academy Award winning actor Jamie Foxx (Eric Bishop) is Michael ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: American football player

Age: 42

Birthplace: Galveston, Texas