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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Delta State University and be of some renown.

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

Examples include John Grisham and Mark Hudspeth.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Delta State University?” and “Which celebrities are Delta State University alumni?”
John Grisham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
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John Ray Grisham, Jr. is an American lawyer, politician, and author, best known for his popular legal thrillers. His books have been translated into forty-two languages. John Grisham graduated from Mississippi State University before attending the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1981. He ...more

Profession: Television producer, Novelist, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more

Age: 62

Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States of America

Credits: A Time to Kill, The Firm, Runaway Jury, The Pelican Brief

Also Ranked

#74 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#34 on The Greatest Living Writers & Most Famous Authors Today

#11 on The Best Mystery Authors

#7 on The Best Crime Authors

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Anthony Maddox is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Delta State. ...more

Profession: American football player

Age: 37

Birthplace: Moultrie, Georgia, United States of America

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William Eggleston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
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William Eggleston, is an American photographer. He is widely credited with increasing recognition for color photography as a legitimate artistic medium to display in art galleries. ...more

Profession: Actor, Artist, Photographer

Age: 76

Birthplace: Tennessee, USA, Memphis

Credits: Restless, William Eggleston in the Real World, William Eggleston: Photographer

Also Ranked

#11 on The Best Lifestyle Photographers

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Gerald Glass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
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Gerald Damon Glass is a retired American professional basketball player. Graduating from Amanda Elzy High School in Greenwood at the age of sixteen, Glass flew under the radar as a player and ended up at Delta State University. Legendary Alcorn State University coach Davey Whitney called Glass the ...more

Profession: Basketball player

Age: 48

Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States of America

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