List of famous alumni from Knoxville College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Knoxville College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Knoxville College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Knoxville College 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 Knoxville College.
This list features Michael Dyson, Grady Jackson and more.This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Knoxville College?” and “Which celebrities are Knoxville College alumni?”
Michael Eric Dyson is an American academic, author, and radio host. He is a professor of sociology at Georgetown University. Described by Michael A. Fletcher as "a Princeton PhD and a child of the streets who takes pains never to separate the two", Dyson has authored and edited 18 books dealing with subjects such as Malcolm X; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Marvin Gaye; Nas's debut album Illmatic; Bill Cosby; Tupac Shakur; and Hurricane Katrina. ...more
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of Americasee more on Michael Dyson
Grady O'Neal Jackson is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the sixth round of the 1997 NFL Draft. He played college football at Knoxville College. Jackson also played for the New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions and Florida Tuskers. ...more
Birthplace: Greensboro, Alabama, United States of Americasee more on Grady Jackson
Joseph Echols Lowery is an American minister in the United Methodist Church and leader in the American civil rights movement. He later became the third president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, after Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and his immediate successor, Rev. Dr. Ralph Abernathy, and participated in most of the major activities of the African-American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. ...more
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America