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 "Chris" Andersen is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. 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. The 6 ft 10 in, 245 lb center/power forward 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 ...more on Wikipedia

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. ...more on Wikipedia

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. is an American actor and musician. He has appeared in over 40 films and is best known for his role as Elliott Taylor in Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Cloak & Dagger, Gangs of New York and as a young Norman Bates in Psycho IV: The Beginning. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 47

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

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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 is a former professional gridiron football quarterback. He was drafted in the seventh round 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 is Michael Bishop's first cousin. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 42

Birthplace: Galveston, Texas

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