List of famous alumni from Coppin State University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Coppin State University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Coppin State University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Coppin State 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 Coppin State University.
Alumni range from Raheem Devaughn to Damon Elliott.This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Coppin State University?” and “Which celebrities are Coppin State University alumni?”
Raheem DeVaughn is an American singer and songwriter. His debut album, The Love Experience, reached No. 46 on the US Billboard 200 album chart. It featured the singles "Guess Who Loves You More" and "You". His second album Love Behind the Melody was released in January 2008. It features the singles "Woman", and "Customer". DeVaughn was nominated for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance at the 2008 Grammy Awards for the single "Woman". ...more
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of Americasee more on Raheem Devaughn
Joe Pace is a retired American basketball player for the NBA's Washington Bullets. A 6'10" center from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Coppin State University, he played from 1976 to 1978 and averaged 3.2 points per game. Pace won a league championship with the Bullets in 1978. On August 8, 1978, he was signed as a free agent with the Boston Celtics, but he never played a regular season game for the team. As of May 2008 he resided at a homeless shelter in Seattle, Washington. As of January 1, 2015, Joe Pace lives in an apartment in Seattle. ...more
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America
Larry Stewart is a retired American professional basketball player, formerly of the NBA. He is a 6'8", 220 lb forward. Stewart attended Coppin State University where he led his team to the 1990 NCAA Tournament, the first appearance in school history. Coppin State was a 15 seed and lost to Derrick Coleman's Syracuse squad 70-48 in the first round. After college, he signed as an undrafted free agent with the Washington Bullets in 1991. He averaged 10.4 points, and 5.9 rebounds in his rookie season, and became the first undrafted player in NBA history to make an All-NBA Rookie Team. His last NBA season was in 1996-97 with the Seattle SuperSonics, where he would make his only appearance in the ...more
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America