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Famous Delaware State University Alumni

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

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

List contains graduates like John Taylor, Clifford Brown.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Delaware State University?” and “Which celebrities are Delaware State University alumni?”
  • Clifford Brown1

    Clifford Brown

    Musician, Trumpeter

    AgeDec. at 26 (1930-1956)

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware

    Clifford Benjamin Brown (October 30, 1930 – June 26, 1956) was an American jazz trumpeter. He... more on Wikipedia

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  • Wayne Gilchrest2

    Wayne Gilchrest

    Wayne Thomas Gilchrest (born April 15, 1946) is a former Republican member of the United... more on Wikipedia
  • 3

    Jamaal Jackson

    American football player


    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Jamaal J. Jackson (born May 8, 1980) is a former American football center. He played for nine... more on Wikipedia
  • Clarence Weathers4

    Clarence Weathers

    American football player


    BirthplaceGreenville, South Carolina

    Clarence Weathers (born January 10, 1962 in Greenville, South Carolina) is a former... more on Wikipedia
  • John Taylor5

    John Taylor

    American football player


    BirthplacePennsauken Township, New Jersey

    John Gregory Taylor (born March 31, 1962) is a former American football wide receiver with the... more on Wikipedia


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  • 6

    Rod Milstead

    American football player


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Roderick Leon Milstead (born November 10, 1969) is the current head football coach at Delaware... more on Wikipedia
  • 7

    Darnerien McCants

    American football player


    BirthplaceOdenton, Maryland

    Darnerien Richard McCants (born August 1, 1977) is a former gridiron football wide receiver.... more on Wikipedia
  • Emanual Davis8

    Emanual Davis

    Basketball player


    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Emanual Davis (born August 27, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player. As... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    Lybrant Robinson

    American football player


    BirthplaceSalisbury, Maryland

    Lybrant G. Robinson (born August 31, 1964 in Salisbury, Maryland) is a former American... more on Wikipedia
  • 10

    Reggie Barnes

    Born to Claude R. Barnes and Hattie Woodard, Reggie Barnes (born October 19, 1967 in... more on Wikipedia
  • Steve Davis11

    Steve Davis

    American football player



    Steven Davis (born 1985) is Northern Irish footballer who plays for Southampton. Steve,... more on Wikipedia


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  • 12

    Leroy Thompson

    American football player


    BirthplaceCamden, New Jersey

    Leroy Thompson (born January 23, 1971) is a former fullback/linebacker in the Arena Football... more on Wikipedia
  • Clyde Bishop13

    Clyde Bishop

    Dr. Clyde Bishop is an American diplomat. He was the U.S. Ambassador to the Marshall Islands... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Shaheer McBride

    Shaheer McBride (born February 8, 1985) is a former American football wide receiver. He was... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    David G. Turner

    David G. Turner (born 1945 in Toronto) is a Canadian astronomer and professor (emeritus) in... more on Wikipedia
  • 16

    Quincy A. Lucas

  • 17

    Walter Tullis

    Walter Tullis (born April 12, 1953) is a former wide receiver in the National Football League.... more on Wikipedia
  • 18

    Tom Davis

    Tom Davis is a former American basketball player who is best known for his college career at... more on Wikipedia