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Famous Dallas Baptist University Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 5.7k views13 items

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

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

List features graduates like Ben Zobrist, John R. Rice.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Dallas Baptist University?” and “Which celebrities are Dallas Baptist University alumni?”
  • 1
    Baseball player


    BirthplaceBryan, Texas, United States of America

    Lance Daniel Broadway (born August 20, 1983) is an American actor and former Major League Baseball pitcher. He is 6'3" and throws right-handed....  more
  • 2


    Harold Lawrence "Larry" Lea (born January 30, 1951) is a pastor and televangelist in Rockwall, Texas....  more
  • 3
    Baseball player


    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California

    Frederick Phillip Sanchez Jr. (born December 21, 1977) is an American former Major League Baseball second baseman. Sanchez played for the Boston Red Sox (2002–2003), Pittsburgh Pirates (2004–2009)...  more
  • 4
    Baseball player


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Michael Jason "Rusty" LaRue (born March 19, 1974) is a former Major League Baseball catcher who played for the Cincinnati Reds, Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals....  more
  • 5
    Baseball player


    BirthplaceEureka, Illinois

    Benjamin Thomas Zobrist (; born May 26, 1981), nicknamed Zorilla, is an American professional baseball second baseman and outfielder for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously...  more
  • 6

    Phil King

    Politician, Lawyer


    Phillip Stephen "Phil" King (born February 29, 1956) is an American attorney from Weatherford, Texas, who has been a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives since 1999. House District...  more
  • 7
    Baseball player


    BirthplacePort Neches, Texas

    Jon Lewis Ford (born August 12, 1976) is an American professional baseball outfielder and hitting coach for the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He played in Major...  more
  • 8

    George Barna



    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    George Barna is the founder of The Barna Group, a market research firm specializing in studying the religious beliefs and behavior of Americans, and the intersection of faith and culture. He...  more
  • 9
    John Richard Rice (December 11, 1895 – December 29, 1980) was a Baptist evangelist and pastor and the founding editor of The Sword of the Lord, an influential fundamentalist newspaper....  more
  • 10

    Brandon Harper

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceOdessa, Texas

    Brandon Scott Harper (born April 29, 1976) is a former American Major League Baseball catcher, who played 18 games with the Washington Nationals in 2006....  more
  • 11

    Scott Mullen

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceSan Benito, Texas

    Kenneth Scott Mullen (born January 17, 1975) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball. He was drafted in the seventh round (199th overall) of the 1996 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals. Mullen...  more
  • 12

    David Brown

    David O'Neal Brown (born 1960) is an American law enforcement official who was the chief of the Dallas Police Department from 2010 to 2016. He has been widely praised for his reforms designed to...  more
  • 13

    Gwyn Shea



    Gwyn Clarkston Shea (born August 3, 1937) is a Republican former member of the Texas House of Representatives for suburban Irving in Dallas County, Texas, who served from 1983 to 1993. She is also...  more