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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Eastern New Mexico University and be of some renown.

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

List ranges from Ronny Cox to Diana Ossana and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Eastern New Mexico University?” and “Which celebrities are Eastern New Mexico University alumni?”

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Ronny Cox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Ronny Cox Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter Daniel Ronald "Ronny" Cox is an American character actor, singer-songwriter, and storyteller. His best-known roles include Drew Ballinger in Deliverance, George Apple in Apple's Way, ...more

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Steve Pearce is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Steve Pearce Businessperson, Politician Stevan Edward "Steve" Pearce is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district since 2011. He is a member of the Republican ...more

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Joseph P. Heflin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Joseph P. Heflin Politician, Lawyer Joseph Paul Heflin, known as Joe Heflin, is a departing Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 85 in the South Plains. He is the last Democrat to have represented ...more

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Diana Ossana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Diana Ossana Television producer, Screenwriter, Writer Diana Lynn Ossana is an American writer who has collaborated on writing screenplays, teleplays, and novels with author Larry McMurtry since they first worked together in 1992, on the ...more

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Jack Williamson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Jack Williamson Novelist, Writer John Stewart Williamson, who wrote as Jack Williamson, was an American science fiction writer, often called the "Dean of Science Fiction" after the death of Robert Heinlein in 1988. ...more

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Michael Blake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Michael Blake Novelist, Screenwriter, Author Michael Lennox Blake is an American author, best known for the film adaptation of his novel Dances with Wolves.

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Michael Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Michael Sinclair American football player Michael Glenn Sinclair is a former American football defensive end and defensive line coach. He played eleven seasons in the National Football League with the Seattle Seahawks and the ...more

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Pete Jaquess is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Pete Jaquess American football player Pete Jaquess is an American and former collegiate and professional football player. He played for the American Football League's Houston Oilers, Miami Dolphins, and Denver Broncos, and for the ...more

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Steve Kragthorpe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Steve Kragthorpe American Football coach, Coach, American football player Steve Kragthorpe is an American football coach and former player. He is currently an administrative assistant for the Louisiana State University football program after previously serving as ...more

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Daryush Shokof is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Daryush Shokof Film Art Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter Daryush Shokof is an Iranian artist, philosopher, film director, writer, and film producer. He was born in Tehran, Iran, but lives in Germany. Daryush Shokof was Born in 1954 in Tehran, Iran. He ...more

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Ed Foreman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Ed Foreman Politician, Civil engineer Edgar Franklin "Ed" Foreman, Jr., is a motivational speaker in Dallas who served one term in the United States House of Representatives from Texas's 16th congressional district from ...more

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Katherine D. Ortega is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Katherine D. Ortega Katherine Dávalos Ortega was the 38th Treasurer of the United States. She served from September 26, 1983 to July 1, 1989 under Presidents Ronald Reagan and the George H. W. Bush. Ortega ...more

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Dana Altman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Dana Altman Basketball Coach, Coach Dana Dean Altman is an American college basketball coach. He is the head coach of the University of Oregon Ducks men's basketball team. Before then, he was head coach at Creighton for 16 years.

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Don Carthel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Don Carthel American Football coach, Coach, American football player Donald Ray "Don" Carthel is an American football coach. He most recently served as head football coach at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas, from 2005-2013.

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Mark Fox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Mark Fox Basketball Coach, Coach Mark Leslie Fox is the current head men's basketball coach at the University of Georgia. He was previously the head coach for the University of Nevada, named to that position on June 1, 2004, ...more

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Conrad Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Conrad Hamilton Conrad E. Hamilton is a former professional American football cornerback in the National Football League. He played six seasons for the New York Giants and the Atlanta Falcons.

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Juan Babauta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Juan Babauta Juan Nekai Babauta is a Northern Mariana Islander politician. Babauta served as the sixth elected Governor of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands for one term from ...more

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David N. Rahni is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
David N. Rahni

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Mickey D. Barnett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Mickey D. Barnett Mickey D. Barnett, an attorney and senator from New Mexico was a Governor of the United States Postal Service, appointed by President George W. Bush on August 17, 2006, for a term that expired ...more

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Robert C. Brack is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Robert C. Brack Judge Robert C. Brack is a United States federal judge. Born in Lynwood, California, Brack received a B.A. from Eastern New Mexico University in 1975 and a J.D. from the University of New Mexico in ...more

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Larry Hays is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Larry Hays Baseball Coach, Coach Larry Hays is a collegiate baseball, basketball, women's basketball, and softball coach. He served as the head baseball coach at Lubbock Christian University and Texas Tech University. Hays also ...more

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Steven Michael Quezada is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Steven Michael Quezada Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor Steven Michael Quezada is an actor, screenwriter, television producer and television editor.

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Michael Kanteena is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Michael Kanteena Michael Kanteena is an award-winning potter from Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico. He is best known for his pottery inspired by Chaco, Mesa Verde and other Ancestral Pueblo pottery. Kanteena also makes ...more

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Greg Hyder is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Greg Hyder Gregory Peck Hyder is a former professional basketball player. He was born on June 21, 1948. He grew up in Victorville, California, and with his brother, Jerry, attended Victor Valley High ...more

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Derrick Harden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Derrick Harden Derrick Harden is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers. He played at the collegiate level at Eastern New Mexico University. Has one ...more

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Matthew Chandler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Eastern New Mexico University Alumni
Matthew Chandler Matthew Chandler is the district attorney for the 9th Judicial District of the state of New Mexico. In 2010, Chandler narrowly lost to Democrat Gary King in the race for the office of New Mexico ...more