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Famous Clemson University Alumni

Updated January 14, 2020 64.9k views52 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Clemson University and be of some renown.

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

This list includes John Edwards, Dolph Lundgren and more famous Clemson Alumni. Let's go Clemson Tigers!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Clemson University?” and “Which celebrities are Clemson University alumni?”
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    John Edwards

    Politician, Writer
    Johnny Reid "John" Edwards (born June 10, 1953) is an American lawyer and former politician...  more

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    Dolph Lundgren

    Film Producer, Screenwriter
    Hans Lundgren (; Swedish: [ˈdɔlːf ˈlɵnːdgreːn] (listen); born 3 November 1957), better known...  more

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    Nancy O'Dell

    Journalist, Actor
    Nancy O'Dell (born Nancy Evelyn Humphries; February 25, 1966) is an American television host...  more
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    Gaines Adams

    American football player
    Gaines Adams (June 8, 1983 – January 17, 2010) was an American professional football player...  more
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    James Dickey

    Poet, Novelist
    James Lafayette Dickey (February 2, 1923 – January 19, 1997) was an American poet and...  more
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    Mark Tremonti

    Record producer, Guitarist
    Mark Thomas Tremonti (born April 18, 1974) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and...  more
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    Rob Huebel

    Comedian, Television producer
    Robert Anderson Huebel (born June 4, 1969) is an American actor, comedian and writer best...  more
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    Horace Grant

    Basketball player
    Horace Junior Grant (born July 4, 1965) is an American retired basketball player. He attended...  more

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    Shawn Weatherly

    Model, Actor
    Shawn Nichols Weatherly (born July 24, 1959) is an American actress and beauty queen who won...  more
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    William Perry

    American football player
    William Anthony Perry (born December 16, 1962) is an American former professional football...  more

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    Chester McGlockton

    American football player
    Chester McGlockton (September 16, 1969 – November 30, 2011) was an American football defensive...  more
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    Brian Dawkins

    American football player
    Brian Patrick Dawkins Sr. (born October 13, 1973) is a former American football safety who...  more

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    Chris Eatough

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    Jim DeMint

    Politician
    James Warren DeMint (born September 2, 1951) is an American political advocate, businessman,...  more
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    Charlie Whitehurst

    American football player
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    Tye Hill

    American football player
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    Chris Gardocki

    American football player
    Christopher Allen Gardocki (born February 7, 1970) is an American former professional football...  more
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  • 20

    Tree Rollins

    Basketball player, Coach
    Wayne Monte "Tree" Rollins (born June 16, 1955) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
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    Nikki Haley

    Accountant, Politician
    Nimrata Haley (née Randhawa, January 20, 1972), known as Nikki Haley, is an American diplomat...  more
  • 22

    Jerry Oberholtzer

    Civil engineer
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    Arvin Babu

    Venture capitalist
    Arvin Babu joined Greylock in 2007. He is focused on early stage company investments in India....  more
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    Jane Robelot

    Newsreader, TV Journalist
    Jane Robelot (born October 9, 1960) was a co-anchor of CBS television's This Morning from 1996...  more
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    Jeff Baker

    Baseball player
    Jeffrey Glen Baker (born June 21, 1981) is a German-born American former professional baseball...  more