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

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

Examples of graduates on this list include Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson and Willie Lanier.

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

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Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer
Monique Angela Hicks, known professionally as Mo'Nique, is an American comedian and actress. She first gained fame for her role as Nikki Parker in the UPN series The Parkers while making a name ...more

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Zora Neale Hurston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Anthropologist, Novelist, Author
Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author. Of Hurston's four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays, she is best known for her 1937 ...more

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Jerrelle Clark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Wrestler, Graphic Designer

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Brian Dannelly is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter
Brian Dannelly is an American film director and screenwriter best known for his work on the 2004 film Saved!.

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Pete Rawlings is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Politician
Howard Peters "Pete" Rawlings was an American politician and the first African American to become chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee in the Maryland House of Delegates. ...more

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Clarence W. Blount is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Politician
Clarence W. Blount was an American politician who was the first African American to be the majority leader of the Maryland State Senate.

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Chip Silverman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Actor
Howard Burton "Chip" Silverman, Ph.D, M.P.H., M.S., C.A.S., was the author of five books, coached the NCAA's only African-American college lacrosse team and was the former head of the ...more

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Kweisi Mfume is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Politician
Kweisi Mfume is the former President/CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, as well as a five-term Democratic Congressman from Maryland's 7th congressional ...more

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Parren Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Politician
Parren James Mitchell, a Democrat, was a U.S. Congressman who represented the 7th congressional district of Maryland from January 3, 1971 to January 3, 1987. He was the first African American ...more

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Curt Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Curtis Stovall Anderson is an American politician, lawyer and former broadcast journalist. Anderson was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1983, is the chairman of the Baltimore ...more

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Tony Fulton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Politician
Tony Edward Fulton was an American politician who represented the 40th legislative district, which lies in the central, northwest section of Baltimore City.

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Robert M. Bell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Judge
Robert Mack Bell is an American lawyer and jurist from Baltimore, Maryland. From 1996 to 2013, he served as Chief Judge on the Maryland Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state. He was ...more

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Willie Lanier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
American football player
Willie Edward Lanier is a former American football middle-linebacker who played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1967 through 1977. He won postseason honors for eight consecutive years, making ...more

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Nathaniel T. Oaks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Nathaniel T. Oaks Politician
Nathaniel T. Oaks is an American politician who represents district 41 in the Maryland House of Delegates.

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Raymond Chester is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
American football player
Raymond Tucker Chester is a former American Football tight end. After graduating from Douglass High School in Baltimore, Maryland, Chester played college football at the historically Black ...more

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Rosey Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Actor, American football player
Roosevelt "Rosey" Brown, Jr. was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the New York Giants from 1953 to 1965. Brown was drafted by the Giants out ...more

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Anne Brown is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Singer
Anne Brown was an African American soprano who created the role of "Bess" in the original production of George Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess in 1935. She was also a radio and concert ...more

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Len Ford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
American football player
Leonard Guy Ford, Jr. was an American football player from 1944 to 1958. He played college football for the University of Michigan and professional football for the Los Angeles Dons, Cleveland ...more

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Butch Beard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Basketball player, Coach
Alfred "Butch" Beard, Jr. is a former National Basketball Association player and coach. He was the head coach at Morgan State University until he stepped down in March 2006. Butch ...more

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Harry A. Cole is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Jurist, Lawyer
Harry A. Cole was an American lawyer and jurist from Baltimore, Maryland. Cole was also a member of the Maryland State Senate and the first African-American ever elected to the Maryland Senate ...more

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Dave Meggett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
American football player
David Lee Meggett is a former professional American football running back who played in the National Football League for the New York Giants, New England Patriots, and the New York Jets. He ...more

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David R. Craig is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Politician
David R. Craig is a Republican Party politician from the State of Maryland who unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for Governor of Maryland in 2014. He was appointed, and sworn in as ...more

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Visanthe Shiancoe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
American football player
Visanthe Shiancoe is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. After playing college football for Morgan State, he was drafted by the New York Giants in the third round of ...more

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Nathaniel J. McFadden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
Nathaniel J. McFadden is an American politician who represents district 45 in the Maryland State Senate and is the Senate's president pro tem.

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C. Anthony Muse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Morgan State University Alumni
C. Anthony Muse is an American politician and minister from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. He is currently serving in his 2nd term in the Maryland State Senate, representing ...more