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

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates in it, like Samuel L. Jackson and Martin Luther King, Jr..

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Morehouse College?” and “Which celebrities are Morehouse College alumni?”
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Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor
Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever, Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, ...more
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Martin Luther King, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Civil rights activist, Writer, Minister of religion
Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr., January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for ...more
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Herman Cain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Journalist
Herman Cain is an American author, business executive, radio host, syndicated columnist, and Tea Party activist from Georgia. He was a candidate for the 2012 U.S. Republican Party presidential ...more
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Spike Lee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor. His production company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, has produced over 35 films since 1983. ...more
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Saul Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Poet, Musician, Actor
Saul Stacey Williams is an American singer, musician, poet, writer, and actor. He is known for his blend of poetry and alternative hip hop, and for his lead roles in the 1998 film Slam and ...more
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Maynard Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Lawyer
Maynard Holbrook Jackson, Jr., was an American politician, a member of the Democratic Party, and the first African American mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, serving three terms.
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Louis Wade Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Politician, Physician
Louis Wade Sullivan is an active health policy leader, minority health advocate, author, physician, and educator. He served as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ...more
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Babatunde Olatunji is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Educator, Musician, Choreographer
Babatunde Olatunji was a Nigerian drummer, educator, social activist and recording artist.
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Walter E. Massey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Businessperson, Physicist, Educator
Walter E. Massey is an educator, physicist, and business executive. He is the current president of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and chair of the Association of Independent Colleges ...more
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Earl F. Hilliard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Earl F. Hilliard Politician
Earl Frederick Hilliard is a politician from the U.S. state of Alabama.
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Major Owens is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Librarian, Politician
Major Robert Odell Owens was a New York politician and a prominent member of the Democratic Party who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2007, representing the ...more
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George W. Crockett, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Politician
George William Crockett Jr. was an African-American attorney, jurist, and congressman from the U.S. state of Michigan. He also served as a national vice-president of the National Lawyers Guild ...more
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Sanford Bishop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Sanford Dixon Bishop, Jr. is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 2nd congressional district, serving since 1993. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is located in the ...more
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Martin Luther King III is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Activist, Lawyer
Martin Luther King III, or MLK3 is an American human rights advocate and community activist. He is the eldest son and oldest living child of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and ...more
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Julian Bond is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Politician, Actor, Writer
Horace Julian Bond, known as Julian Bond, is an American social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College in ...more
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Kenneth Dunkin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Politician, Social Worker
Kenneth Dunkin is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 5th District since 2002.
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Bill Nunn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Actor
William G. "Bill" Nunn III is an American actor best known for his roles as Radio Raheem in Spike Lee's film Do the Right Thing and Robbie Robertson in the Sam Raimi Spider-Man film
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Hamilton E. Holmes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Physician
Hamilton E. Holmes was an American orthopedic physician. He and Charlayne Hunter-Gault were the first two African-American students admitted to the University of Georgia. Additionally, Holmes ...more
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David Satcher is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Physician
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D. FAAFP, FACPM, FACP is an American physician, and public health administrator. He was a four-star admiral in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps ...more
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Lerone Bennett, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Editor, Journalist, Historian
Lerone Bennett, Jr. is an African-American scholar, author and social historian, known for his analysis of race relations in the United States. His best-known works include Before the Mayflower ...more
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Dale E. Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Businessperson
Dale E. Jones serves as an Executive Vice President for Leadership Development of Revolution LLC. Prior to joining Revolution, He served as Managing Partner of the Chief Executive Officer ...more
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Martin Luther King, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Activist, Minister of religion
Martin Luther King, Sr. was a Baptist pastor, missionary, and an early leader in the American Civil Rights Movement, and father to Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.
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Michael Lomax is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Professor
Dr. Michael Lucius Lomax is, since 2004, the president and chief executive officer of the United Negro College Fund of the United States. Lomax is the son of Lucius W. Lomax, Jr., a Los Angeles ...more
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Lexington Steele is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Pornographic actor, Stock broker, Film Producer
Clifton Britt, better known as Lexington Steele, is an American pornographic actor, director and owner of Mercenary Motion Pictures and Black Viking Pictures Inc. He is the first actor to have ...more
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Rockmond Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Morehouse College Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Rockmond Dunbar is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Baines on the NBC series Earth 2, as the portrayal Kenny Chadway on the Showtime's Soul Food, and as Benjamin Miles ...more