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

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 (July 5, 1929 – February 23, 2019) was an American film, theater and television actress, who played Emily Dickinson on Meeting of Minds, as well as fictional television ...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