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

Examples include Paul George and Ryan Mathews.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to California State University, Fresno?” and “Which celebrities are California State University, Fresno alumni?”
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Robert Beltran is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Actor
Robert Adame Beltran is a Mexican American actor, known for his roles as Raoul in Paul Bartel's cult film Eating Raoul and as Commander Chakotay on Star Trek: Voyager.
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Harry Edwards is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Sociologist
Harry Edwards is an African-American sociologist who took his PhD at Cornell University and is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. Edwards' career has ...more
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Sam Peckinpah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter
David Samuel "Sam" Peckinpah was an American film director and screenwriter who achieved prominence following the release of the Western epic The Wild Bunch. He was known for the ...more
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Derrick Ward is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
American football player
Derrick LaRon Ward is a former American football running back in the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL Draft and also played ...more
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Lee P. Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Criminologist, Politician, Police officer
Lee Patrick Brown had a long-time career in law enforcement, leading police departments in Atlanta, Houston and New York over the course of nearly four decades. During this time he helped to ...more
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Dominic McGuire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Basketball player
Dominic McGuire is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Hapoel Holon of the Israeli Basketball Premier League.
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Rick Husband is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Astronaut
Rick Douglas Husband was a United States Air Force Colonel, an astronaut, and the space shuttle commander of STS-107 who was killed when the craft disintegrated after reentry into the Earth's ...more
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Kenny Guinn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Politician, Banker
Kenneth Carroll "Kenny" Guinn was an American businessman, politician and professor. He was the 27th Governor of Nevada from 1999 to 2007. He was a member of the Republican Party and a ...more
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Paul O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Businessperson, Politician
Paul Henry O'Neill served as the 72nd United States Secretary of the Treasury for part of President George W. Bush's first term. He was fired in December 2002 for his public disagreement with ...more
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Brian Smock is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Brian Smock Professional golfer
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Marvin R. Baxter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Jurist, Lawyer
Marvin Ray Baxter is a former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California.
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Bernard Berrian is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
American football player
Bernard Berrian is a former American football wide receiver. He was originally drafted by the Chicago Bears in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State.
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Billy Volek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
American football player
John William Volek is a retired American football quarterback of the National Football League. He was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2000 and also played for the ...more
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Bryan Robinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
American football player
Bryan Keith Robinson, nicknamed "Big Dog", is a former American football defensive lineman. He was originally signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 1997. He began ...more
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Lorenzo Neal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
American football player
Lorenzo LaVonne Neal is a former American football fullback who played in the National Football League for sixteen seasons. Neal played college football for Fresno State University. He was ...more
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Adam Jennings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Adam Jennings American football player
Adam Jennings is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State. Jennings ...more
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Tremaine Fowlkes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Basketball player
Tremaine Fowlkes is an American former professional basketball player at the small forward position. Fowlkes was drafted out of Fresno State by the Denver Nuggets with the 54th pick of the 1998 ...more
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Sam Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Sam Williams American football player
Samuel Jerry Williams is a former American football linebacker. He played for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League from 2003-2011. He was drafted by the Raiders in the third round ...more
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James Sanders is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
American football player
James Sanders is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more
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Trent Dilfer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
American football player
Trent Farris Dilfer is a former football quarterback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sixth overall in the 1994 NFL Draft and went on to play for the ...more
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Quinton Hosley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
Quinton Hosley Basketball player
Quinton Robert Hosley is an American-born naturalized Georgian professional basketball player who currently plays for Stelmet Zielona Góra of the Polish Basketball League. He is a 2.01 m ...more
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Vernon Fox is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
American football player
Vernon Lee Fox, III is a retired American football safety. He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent after the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno ...more
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Logan Mankins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
American football player
Logan Lee Mankins is an American football guard and tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the first round of the 2005 ...more
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Cameron Worrell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
American football player
Cameron Joseph Worrell is a former American football safety who played in the National Football League. He was originally signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He ...more
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Michael Pittman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous California State University, Fresno Alumni
American football player
Michael Pittman is a former American football running back. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State. Pittman ...more