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

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

Carrot Top and Alfred Morris are included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Florida Atlantic University?” and “Which celebrities are Florida Atlantic University alumni?”

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Carrot Top is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor
Scott Thompson, better known by his stage name Carrot Top, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, singer, and comedian, best known for his bright red hair, prop ...more

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Steven Swanson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Flight engineer, Astronaut, Engineer
Steven Ray Swanson is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. He is married and has three children. Steven has received numerous awards and honors. These include the NASA Exceptional ...more

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Jim Naugle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Politician, Real Estate Broker
James T. Naugle is an American real estate broker who served as mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Although a lifelong Democrat, Naugle frequently voted for and supported Republican candidates. ...more

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R. David Paulison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Firefighter, Politician, Paramedic
Robert David Paulison is an American former fire chief who served as the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Paulison was appointed by President George W. Bush on September 12, ...more

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Jaime Faith Edmondson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Police officer, Cheerleader
Jaime Edmondson is scheduled to appear on the fourteenth season of reality show The Amazing Race.

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Judith Ortiz Cofer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Writer
Judith Ortiz Cofer is a Puerto Rican American author. Her critically acclaimed and award-winning work spans a range of literary genres including poetry, short stories, autobiography, essays, and ...more

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Marc Philippon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Marc Philippon
Dr. Marc J. Philippon, is recognized worldwide for his work as an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine/hip disorders, and particularly for his pioneering work in the advancement ...more

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Susan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Poet, Essayist, Writer
Susan Mitchell is an American poet, essayist and translator who wrote the poetry collections Rapture and Erotikon.

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Mary Carey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Pornographic actor, Politician, Actor
Mary Carey is an American pornographic actress and film director known for her appearance on the VH1 reality TV series Celebrity Rehab.

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Marc Kudisch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Actor
Marc Kudisch is an American stage actor, who is best known for his musical theatre roles on Broadway.

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Mark Zupan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Actor, Athlete
Mark Zupan is a wheelchair rugby player and the captain of the United States wheelchair rugby team which competed in the Paralympic Games in 2004. He is best known for his appearance in the 2005 ...more

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Maynard Webb is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Maynard Webb served as chief operating officer at eBay, Inc. from June 2002 to August 2006 and was responsible for the company-wide implementation of all business strategies. Previously, Maynard ...more

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Frank Brogan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Politician
Frank T. Brogan; MA is the current Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, former Chancellor of the State University System of Florida, and former President of Florida ...more

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Ralph de la Vega is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Businessperson
Ralph de la Vega, a native of Cuba, since October 2008 is president and CEO of AT&T Mobility. Previously, he had been in charge at Cingular Wireless and assumed further responsibilities when ...more

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Ken Jenne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Politician, Sheriff, Lawyer
Kenneth C. "Ken" Jenne II, is a former Democratic member of the Florida State Senate and a former sheriff of Broward County, which encompasses Fort Lauderdale in southeastern Florida. ...more

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Mark Dean is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Computer Engineer, Computer scientist
Mark E. Dean is an American inventor and a computer engineer. He was part of the team that developed the ISA bus, and he led a design team for making a one-gigahertz computer processor chip. He ...more

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Chris Carrabba is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Christopher Andrew "Ender" Carrabba is the lead singer and guitarist of the band Dashboard Confessional, lead singer of the band Further Seems Forever, and is the vocalist for the ...more

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Yolanda Griffith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Basketball player
Yolanda Evette Griffith is an American professional basketball hall of fame player who played in both the ABL and WNBA. A Former WNBA MVP, she is considered one of the greatest rebounders and ...more

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Chris Stafford is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Actor
Chris Stafford is an American actor. He has acted in film and television including Law & Order and the coming-out movie Edge of Seventeen, for which he received the Best Actor award at ...more

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Jeff Fiorentino is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Jeff Fiorentino Baseball player
Jeffrey Philip Fiorentino is a former American professional baseball outfielder who most recently played with the York Revolution of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He attended ...more

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Scott Henderson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Guitarist
Scott Henderson is an American jazz fusion and blues guitarist best known for his work with the band Tribal Tech.

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Carmen Cali is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Baseball player
Carmen Salvatore Cali is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. Cali graduated in 1997 from Naples High School in Naples, Florida, after lettering and starring four years in both ...more

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Jared Allen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
American football player
Jared Allen is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the tight ends coach at Florida Atlantic University, a position he has held since January 2012. He was the starting ...more

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Alfred Morris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
American football player
Alfred Bruce Morris is an American football running back for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was selected in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Redskins. He ...more

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Dan Mica is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Florida Atlantic University Alumni
Politician
Daniel Mica is an American politician who was a U.S. Representative from the state of Florida.