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Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 9.6k views34 items

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, including Forest Whitaker and Amy Ried.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to California State Polytechnic University, Pomona?” and “Which celebrities are California State Polytechnic University, Pomona alumni?”
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    Forest Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Forest Whitaker

    Television producer, Film Producer

    Age59

    BirthplaceLongview, Texas, United States of America

    Forest Steven Whitaker III (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, and director... more on Wikipedia

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    Glenn Davis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Glenn Davis

    Actor, Footballer

    AgeDec. at 81 (1924-2005)

    BirthplaceBurbank, California, United States of America

    Glenn Woodward Davis (December 26, 1924 – March 9, 2005) was a professional American football... more on Wikipedia
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    Jim Zorn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Jim Zorn

    American Football coach, Coach

    Age67

    BirthplaceWhittier, California

    James Arthur Zorn (born May 10, 1953) is a former American football player and coach who... more on Wikipedia

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    #91 of 252 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#168 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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    Gordon Mackenzie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Age56

    BirthplaceEast Bay, California

    He is a person who lives amongst the many!
  • 5
    Alan Cranston is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Alan Cranston

    Journalist

    AgeDec. at 86 (1914-2000)

    BirthplaceSan Francisco Peninsula, Santa Clara County, Northern California, California, Palo Alto

    Alan MacGregor Cranston (June 19, 1914 – December 31, 2000) was an American politician and... more on Wikipedia
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    Michael Steger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Age40

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Michael Mateus Steger (born May 27, 1980) is an American actor. He is best known for his role... more on Wikipedia
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    Richard Pombo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Richard Pombo

    Politician

    Age59

    BirthplaceTracy, California, United States of America

    Richard William Pombo, GOIH (born January 8, 1961) is a lobbyist for mining and... more on Wikipedia
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    Hilda Solis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Hilda Solis

    Politician

    Age62

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    Hilda Lucia Solis (; born October 20, 1957) is an American politician and a member of the Los... more on Wikipedia
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    Al Smith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Al Smith

    American football player

    Age55

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Al Fredrick Smith (born November 26, 1964) is a former American football linebacker in the... more on Wikipedia
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    Kim Rhode is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Kim Rhode

    Athlete

    Age41

    BirthplaceWhittier, California, United States of America

    Kimberly Susan Rhode (born July 16, 1979) is an American double trap and skeet shooter. A... more on Wikipedia
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    Walter Ray Williams, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Age60

    BirthplaceEureka, California, United States of America

    Walter Ray Williams Jr. (born October 6, 1959) is an American professional bowler and... more on Wikipedia
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    Wilber Pan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Wilber Pan

    Fashion designer, Record producer

    Age40

    BirthplaceWest Virginia

    Wilber Pan (traditional Chinese: 潘瑋柏; simplified Chinese: 潘玮柏; pinyin: Pān Wěibó; Pe̍h-ōe-jī:... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Fred Ford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Fred Ford

    American football player

    Age82

    BirthplaceBakersfield, California

    Frederick Lee Ford (born March 30, 1938) is a former American football halfback for the... more on Wikipedia
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    Joel Anderson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Joel Anderson

    Politician

    Age60

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Joel Anderson (born February 11, 1960) is a California Republican politician and former member... more on Wikipedia
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    Jonathan Bornstein is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Jonathan Bornstein

    Footballer

    Age35

    BirthplaceTorrance, California

    Jonathan Rey Bornstein (born November 7, 1984) is an American soccer player, who currently... more on Wikipedia
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    Nguyễn Cao Kỳ Duyên is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Nguyễn Cao Kỳ Duyên

    Record producer, Songwriter

    Age55

    BirthplaceHo Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Nguyễn Cao Kỳ Duyên (listen; born June 30, 1965) is a Vietnamese singer, songwriter, and... more on Wikipedia
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    Art Williams is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Art Williams

    Arthur T. Williams (September 29, 1939 – September 27, 2018), also known as Hambone Williams,... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Everett Sharp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Everett Sharp

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 78 (1918-1996)

    BirthplaceCorinth, Mississippi

    Everett A. "Ev" Sharp (June 25, 1918 – February 1996) was an American football offensive... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Jay Thomas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni
    Jay Thomas brings to Narus an extensive background in telecommunications, with vast experience...
  • 20
    James Williamson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    James Williamson

    Electronic Engineer, Record producer

    Age70

    BirthplaceCastroville, Texas

    James Robert Williamson (born October 29, 1949) is an American guitarist, songwriter, record... more on Wikipedia
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    Ken Maddox is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Ken Maddox

    Kenneth W. "Ken" Maddox (born February 29, 1964 in Long Beach, California), also known as Ken... more on Wikipedia
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    Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Ted Williams

    Ted J. Williams (born November 17, 1943) is a former American football coach who was a... more on Wikipedia
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    Jim Brulte is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni
    James L. Brulte (born April 13, 1956) is an American politician and former chairman of the... more on Wikipedia
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    Anatoly Yakovlev is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Anatoly Yakovlev

    Graduate student
    Anatoly A. Yakovlev got his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona in...
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    Violet Palmer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Alumni

    Violet Palmer

    Referee

    Age56

    Violet Renice Palmer (born July 20, 1964) is a retired American basketball referee in the NBA... more on Wikipedia
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