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Famous Morgan State University Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 12.2k views84 items

List RulesPeople 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?”
  • Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson1

    Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson

    Talk show host, Comedian


    BirthplaceBaltimore, USA, Maryland

    Monique Angela Hicks (née Imes; born December 11, 1967), known professionally as Mo'Nique, is...  more

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  • Zora Neale Hurston2

    Zora Neale Hurston

    Anthropologist, Novelist

    AgeDec. at 69 (1891-1960)

    BirthplaceNotasulga, Alabama, United States of America

    Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an influential author of...  more
  • 3

    Jerrelle Clark

    Wrestler, Graphic Designer


    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    Vince or Vincent Clark (or Clarke) may refer to: Vince Clarke (born 1960), English...  more
  • Brian Dannelly4

    Brian Dannelly

    Television director, Television producer

    BirthplaceWürzburg, Germany

    Brian Dannelly is an American film director and screenwriter best known for his work on the...  more
  • Pete Rawlings5

    Pete Rawlings


    AgeDec. at 66 (1937-2003)

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Howard Peters "Pete" Rawlings (March 17, 1937 – November 14, 2003) was an American politician...  more
  • Clarence W. Blount6

    AgeDec. at 82 (1921-2003)

    BirthplaceNorth Carolina, United States of America

    Clarence W. Blount (1921 – 2003) was an American politician who was the first African American...  more
  • Chip Silverman7

    AgeDec. at 66 (1942-2008)

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Howard Burton "Chip" Silverman, Ph.D, M.P.H., M.S., C.A.S., was the author of five books,...  more
  • Kweisi Mfume8

    Kweisi Mfume



    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Kweisi Mfume (born Frizzell Gerald Gray; October 24, 1948) is an American politician and the...  more
  • Parren Mitchell9

    Parren Mitchell


    AgeDec. at 85 (1922-2007)

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Parren James Mitchell (April 29, 1922 – May 28, 2007) was a U.S. Congressman affiliated with...  more
  • Curt Anderson10

    Curt Anderson

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Curtis Stovall Anderson (born October 12, 1949) is an American politician, lawyer and former...  more
  • Tony Fulton11

    Tony Fulton



    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Tony Edward Fulton was an American politician who represented the 40th legislative district,...  more
  • Robert M. Bell12


    BirthplaceRocky Mount, North Carolina

    Robert Mack Bell (born July 6, 1943) is an American lawyer and jurist from Baltimore,...  more
  • Willie Lanier13

    Willie Lanier

    American football player


    BirthplaceClover, Virginia, United States of America

    Willie Edward Lanier (born August 21, 1945) is a former American football middle-linebacker...  more

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  • Nathaniel T. Oaks14

    Nathaniel T. Oaks



    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Nathaniel T. Oaks (born October 19, 1946) is an American politician from Baltimore City,...  more
  • Raymond Chester15

    Raymond Chester

    American football player


    BirthplaceCambridge, Maryland, United States of America

    Raymond Tucker Chester (born June 28, 1948) is a former American Football tight end. After...  more
  • Rosey Brown16

    Rosey Brown

    Actor, American football player

    AgeDec. at 72 (1932-2004)

    BirthplaceCharlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

    Roosevelt "Rosey" Brown Jr. (October 20, 1932 – June 9, 2004) was an American football player....  more
  • Anne Brown17

    AgeDec. at 97 (1912-2009)

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Anne Brown (August 9, 1912 – March 13, 2009) was an American soprano who created the role of...  more

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    #37 of 153 The Greatest Opera Singers of All Time#103 of 103 The Best Musical Artists From Maryland

  • Len Ford18

    Len Ford

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 46 (1926-1972)

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Leonard Guy Ford Jr. (February 18, 1926 – March 14, 1972) was an American football player from...  more
  • Butch Beard19

    Butch Beard

    Basketball player, Coach


    BirthplaceHardinsburg, Kentucky

    Alfred "Butch" Beard Jr. (born May 5, 1947) is a former professional basketball player and...  more
  • 20

    Harry A. Cole

    Jurist, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 78 (1921-1999)

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Harry A. Cole (January 21, 1921 – February 14, 1999) was an American lawyer and jurist from...  more
  • Dave Meggett21

    Dave Meggett

    American football player


    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    David Lee Meggett (born April 30, 1966) is a former professional American football running...  more
  • David R. Craig22

    David R. Craig



    BirthplaceHavre de Grace, Maryland, United States of America

    David R. Craig (born June 12, 1949) is a Republican Party politician from the State of...  more
  • Visanthe Shiancoe23

    Visanthe Shiancoe

    American football player


    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    Visanthe O. Shiancoe (; born June 18, 1980) is a British former American football tight end....  more
  • Nathaniel J. McFadden24
    Nathaniel J. McFadden (born August 3, 1946) is an American politician who represents district...  more
  • C. Anthony Muse25
    C. Anthony Muse (born April 17, 1958) is an American politician and minister from Maryland and...  more