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Famous Kennesaw State University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 22.8k views10 items

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

List is made up of graduates like Ryan Seacrest and Ty Pennington and other famous Owls!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Kennesaw State University?” and “Which celebrities are Kennesaw State University alumni?”
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    Larry Gene Nelson (born September 10, 1947) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour level. Nelson was born in Fort Payne, Alabama and grew up in Acworth, Georgia, northwest of Atlanta. He did not play the game as a child – atypical for a successful professional golfer – in high school he focused on basketball and baseball. Nelson took up golf at the age of 21, after he returned from serving in the infantry in Vietnam (Nelson was a 20-year-old newlywed when he was drafted into the U.S. Army). Nelson was first introduced to golf by Ken Hummel, a soldier and friend in his infantry unit, and Nelson carefully studied Ben Hogan's...  more
    • Profession: Golfer
    • Age: 74
    • Birthplace: Fort Payne, Alabama
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    Cyndi Thomson (born October 19, 1976) is an American country music artist. Thomson wrote songs with songwriter Tommy Lee James and in 2000, she signed with Capitol Records Nashville as a recording artist. She released her first album, My World, in 2001 and her debut single, "What I Really Meant to Say", became a number one hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts. She later abandoned her recording career in 2002, but resumed recording in 2006....  more
    • Profession: Singer-songwriter, Singer
    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Tifton, Georgia

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    Kandice Pelletier (born November 21, 1981) is a beauty queen and swimwear designer from Marietta, Georgia who has competed in the Miss America pageant and on two series of the reality television show The Amazing Race. As of 2012 she was the president of Kandice Pelletier Swimwear. ...  more
    • Profession: Actor
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Marietta, Georgia, United States of America
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    Clay Harvison

    Clay Harvison (born September 25, 1980) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Lightweight division. A professional MMA competitor since 2006, Harvison has competed for the UFC, Bellator, and was a competitor on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Lesnar vs. Team dos Santos....  more
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Marietta, Georgia