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

List features graduates like Billy Graham, Fred Phelps and more!

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

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Billy Graham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Evangelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter William Franklin "Billy" Graham Jr., KBE is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core ...more

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Fred Phelps is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Politician, Pastor, Lawyer Fred Waldron Phelps, Sr. was an American pastor who headed the Westboro Baptist Church, an independent Baptist church based in Topeka, Kansas. Phelps attained notoriety primarily from his ...more

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Katherine Helmond is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Television director, Actor, Voice acting Katherine Marie Helmond is an American film, theater and television actress, who played Emily Dickinson on Meeting of Minds, as well as fictional television characters, for which she is best ...more

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Rich Merritt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Author, Lawyer Richard Wayne Merritt is an author and attorney. Merritt has also spoken at universities, law schools and other civic organizations about topics ranging from issues on gay and lesbian equality ...more

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Tim Hutchinson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Young Timothy Hutchinson, known as Tim Hutchinson, is a Republican former United States senator from the state of Arkansas. Hutchinson was born in Bentonville in northwestern Arkansas, the son ...more

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John F. MacArthur is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Author, Writer John Fullerton MacArthur, Jr. is an American pastor and author known for his internationally syndicated radio program Grace to You. He has been the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in ...more

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Asa Hutchinson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Lawyer William Asa Hutchinson is an American politician who has been the 46th Governor of Arkansas since 2015. Previously he was U.S. Attorney for the Fort Smith-based Western District of Arkansas, ...more

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Joel Salatin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Journalist, Author, Farmer Joel F. Salatin is an American farmer, lecturer, and author whose books include Folks, This Ain't Normal; You Can Farm; and Salad Bar Beef. Salatin raises livestock using holistic management ...more

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Tim LaHaye is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Timothy F. "Tim" LaHaye is an American evangelical Christian minister, author, and speaker. He is best known for the Left Behind series of apocalyptic fiction, which he co-wrote with ...more

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Johnny Rahm is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Pornographic actor Johnny Rahm was the stage name of Barry "J.T." Rogers, an American former gay pornographic film actor and magazine model.

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Rand Hummel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Rand Hummel James Rand Hummel is an American author, preacher and camp administrator. He has worked for many years as Assistant Director of The Wilds Christian Camp/Conference Center in Brevard, North ...more

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Dan Forrest, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Dan Forrest, Jr. Daniel Ernest Forrest, Jr. is a composer, pianist, and music editor.

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Ralph Blair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Ralph Blair Writer Ralph Blair is an American psychotherapist and founder of The Homosexual Community Counseling Center in New York City. In 1975, he founded Evangelicals Concerned, Inc., a U.S.-wide network of ...more

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Charles D. Provan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Charles D. Provan Charles D. Provan was a Christian theologian, one-time Holocaust denier, and author based in Monongahela, Pennsylvania who later in life rejected Holocaust denial after his investigations led ...more

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Rhonda Paisley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Politician, Writer Rhonda Paisley is an author, and former politician from Northern Ireland. She is the daughter of the late DUP leader and Northern Ireland's former First Minister Ian Paisley, is unmarried, and ...more

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Virginia Ramey Mollenkott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Professor, Writer Virginia Ramey Mollenkott spent her 44 year professional career teaching college level English literature and language, but developed specializations in feminist theology and lesbian, gay, ...more

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Chris Sligh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Actor, Singer Charles Christopher "Chris" Sligh is an American singer; songwriter and producer who was a finalist on the sixth season of American Idol, finishing in tenth place. He also starred in

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Drew Curtis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Publisher, Actor Drew Curtis is the founder and an administrator of Fark.com, an Internet news aggregator. He is also the author of It's Not News, It's FARK: How Mass Media Tries to Pass off Crap as News in May ...more

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Danny Verdin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Danny Verdin Politician Daniel Byron "Danny" Verdin III is a member of the South Carolina Senate, representing District 9. In November 2008, he was chosen majority whip.

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Darell Koons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Darell Koons Darell John Koons an American painter, was for forty years a member of the art faculty at Bob Jones University.

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Robert E. Webber is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Robert E. Webber Writer Robert Eugene Webber was an American theologian known for his work on worship and the early church. He played a key role in the Convergence Movement, a move among evangelical and charismatic ...more

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Ernest Pickering is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Ernest Pickering Writer Ernest Dinwoodie Pickering was a fundamentalist Christian pastor, author, college administrator, and mission board representative.

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Alan Cropsey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Alan Cropsey Alan L. Cropsey is a Republican politician who served as a member of both houses of the Michigan Legislature between 1979 and 2010.

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Ken Hay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Ken Hay Kenneth Edward Hay is the founder of The Wilds, a fundamentalist camp and conference center.

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Duane Cutlip is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Duane Cutlip

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Monroe Parker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Monroe Parker John Monroe “Monk” Parker, was a Baptist evangelist, college president, and mission board director.

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Dwight Gustafson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Dwight Gustafson Dwight Leonard Gustafson was an American composer, conductor, and dean of the School of Fine Arts at Bob Jones University.

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Gordon Denlinger is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Gordon Denlinger Gordon R. Denlinger was a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 99th District and was elected in a special election in 2003. Denlinger was a member of the House ...more

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David Gustafson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
David Gustafson David Gustafson, is a judge of the United States Tax Court.

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Peter Ruckman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Peter Ruckman Peter Sturges Ruckman is an American Independent Baptist pastor. He is also the founder of the Pensacola Bible Institute in Pensacola, Florida. Ruckman is known for his assertion that the King ...more

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Billy Kim is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Billy Kim Pastor Billy Kim was the president of the Baptist World Alliance from 2000 until 2005 when he was succeeded by David Coffey.

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Sam Rohrer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Sam Rohrer Samuel E. "Sam" Rohrer is an American businessman and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 128th ...more

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Eugene H. Merrill is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Eugene H. Merrill Eugene Haines Merrill is an Old Testament scholar who has served as a distinguished professor of Old Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and 2010 president of the Evangelical ...more

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David Hocking is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
David Hocking

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Robert L. Reymond is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Robert L. Reymond Robert Lewis Reymond was a Christian theologian of the Protestant Reformed tradition and the author of New Systematic Theology of the Christian Faith. Reymond held B.A., M.A., and PhD degrees ...more

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Ed Dobson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Pastor Edward G. Dobson is a Northern Irish-American pastor who was formerly an executive at the Moral Majority. After becoming disillusioned with the Christian Right he went on to become pastor of a ...more

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Ryan Silvey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Ryan Silvey Politician Ryan Silvey is a Republican member of the Missouri Senate. He has represented the 17th district, which includes part of Clay County, since 2013.

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Stuart Epperson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Stuart Epperson Stuart W. Epperson is co-founder and chairman of Salem Communications, and a member of the conservative Council for National Policy. In 1984 and 1986, Epperson was the Republican nominee for the ...more

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Mark M. Gillen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Bob Jones University Alumni
Mark M. Gillen Mark M. Gillen is an American politician and member of the Republican Party. In 2010, he was elected to represent the 128th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The seat had ...more