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

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This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Elon University?” and “Which celebrities are Elon University alumni?”
Joe West is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Elon University Alumni
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Joseph Henry West, nicknamed "Cowboy Joe", is an American professional baseball umpire in Major League Baseball. Born in Asheville, North Carolina, he grew up in Greenville and played football at East Carolina University and Elon College. West entered the National League as an umpire in 1976; he joined the NL staff full-time in 1978. As a young umpire, West worked Nolan Ryan's fifth career no-hitter, was on the field for Willie McCovey's 500th home run, and was involved in a 1983 shoving incident with manager Joe Torre. A few years later, West was the home plate umpire during the 1988 playoff game in which pitcher Jay Howell was ejected for having pine tar on his glove. In 1990, he threw ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: USA, Asheville, North Carolina

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Jimmy Smith

James Kevin Smith is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Raiders, the Washington Redskins, and the Minnesota Vikings. He played high school football at Westview before the merging of Westview and Eastridge, college football at Elon College and was drafted in the fourth round of the 1984 NFL Draft. In 1978 Smith was named All-State player of the year in the state of Illinois. He briefly played with the Green Bay Packers. ...more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Kankakee, Illinois, United States of America

Stephen F. Schuckenbrock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Elon University Alumni
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Stephen F. Schuckenbrock serves as senior vice president, Global Services, and Dells chief information officer (CIO). Mr. Schuckenbrock leads Dells multi-billion dollar services business with worldwide responsibility for Dells enterprise service offerings. As CIO, Mr. Schuckenbrocks responsibilities span Dell's global information systems and technology infrastructure. His dual roles provide greater insight into how to architect services and solutions that will help simplify IT for customers and for Dell.Prior to joining Dell, Mr. Schuckenbrock served as co-chief operating officer and executive vice president of global sales and services for EDS. Before joining EDS in 2003, he was chief ...more

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Jack McKeon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Elon University Alumni
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John Aloysius McKeon, nicknamed "Trader Jack", is a former Major League Baseball manager. McKeon played baseball for the College of the Holy Cross. In 2003, he won a World Series with the Florida Marlins. When he took over as manager of the Marlins in 2011 at age 80, he became the second oldest manager in major league history, behind only Connie Mack. McKeon previously managed the Kansas City Royals from 1973 to 1975, the Oakland Athletics in 1977 and 1978, the San Diego Padres from 1988 to 1990, and the Cincinnati Reds from 1997 to 2000. From 1981 to 1990, he served as general manager of the Padres, forming the team which won the 1984 National League pennant. ...more

Age: 87

Birthplace: South Amboy, New Jersey, United States of America

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