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Famous High Point University Alumni

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

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

Examples of graduates on this list include Donna Fargo and Tubby Smith.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to High Point University?” and “Which celebrities are High Point University alumni?”
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Tubby Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni
Basketball Coach, Basketball player

Age: 67

Birthplace: Scotland, Maryland

Orlando Henry "Tubby" Smith (born June 30, 1951) is an American college basketball coach. He was recently hired as the men's basketball coach at High Point University, his alma mater. ...more
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Arizona Reid is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni

Age: 32

Birthplace: Gaffney, South Carolina

Arizona "AZ" Reid III (born March 11, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for Elitzur Ashkelon of the Israeli National League. He was the 2006–07 Big South Conference ...more
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Donna Fargo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 73

Birthplace: Mount Airy, North Carolina, United States of America

Donna Fargo (born Yvonne Vaughn, November 10, 1945, in Mount Airy, North Carolina) is an American country singer-songwriter, who is best known for a series of Top 10 country hits in the 1970s. ...more

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Jacklyn H. Lucas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni
Jacklyn H. Lucas

Age: Dec. at 80 (1928-2008)

Birthplace: Plymouth, North Carolina

Jacklyn Harrell "Jack" Lucas (February 14, 1928 – June 5, 2008) was an American Marine in World War II who was awarded the Medal of Honor at the age of 17 years as a private first ...more
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Robert Martin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni
Robert Martin

Age: 46

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Robert Martin (born January 6, 1973), better known by his nickname "50", is a streetball player whose fame rose during his years on the AND1 Mixtape Tour. He is 6'8" tall and ...more
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Austin Dillon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni
Race car driver

Age: 28

Birthplace: Lewisville, North Carolina

Austin Dillon (born April 27, 1990) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He is the son of former driver and RCR general manager Mike Dillon, older brother of Ty Dillon and ...more
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Dick Culler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni
Baseball player

Age: Dec. at 49 (1915-1964)

Birthplace: High Point, North Carolina

Richard Broadus Culler (January 15, 1915 – June 16, 1964), known outside of professional baseball by his middle name, was an American pro baseball player who appeared in 472 Major League games ...more
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Elizabeth Carty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni
Elizabeth Carty

Age: 32

Birthplace: High Point, North Carolina

The Miss North Carolina Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of North Carolina in the Miss Teen USA pageant and is part of the RPM Productions group. ...more
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Nido R Qubein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni
Nido R Qubein

Age: 71

Birthplace: Middle East

Nido Qubein is a businessman, motivational speaker, and President of High Point University since 2005. He received his Associate's Degree in Business from Mount Olive College, where he was a ...more
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Stephen W. Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni
Stephen W. Brown Writer
Steve Brown is an American Christian author, a radio broadcaster, and a seminary professor at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida. He describes himself as a Calvinist, and is ...more
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John H. Sykes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni
John H. Sykes

Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina

John H. Sykes is a Tampa Bay area business man and founder of Sykes Enterprises Incorporated (NASDAQ listing SYKE). Sykes was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and attended High Point University ...more
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Jermaine Wallace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous High Point University Alumni
Jermaine Wallace

Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois