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List Rules People on this list must have gone to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and be of some renown.

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Jesse Jackson and Taraji P. Henson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University?” and “Which celebrities are North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University alumni?”

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Jesse Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Politician, Film Producer, Minister of religion Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. ...more

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Ronald McNair is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Physicist, Astronaut Ronald Ervin McNair, Ph.D. was a physicist and NASA astronaut. McNair died during the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger on mission STS-51-L.

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Taraji P. Henson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Actor, Singer Taraji Penda Henson is an American actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Yvette in Baby Boy, Shug in Hustle & Flow and Queenie in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, for which ...more

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Terrence J is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Rapper, Model, Actor Terrence Jenkins is an actor.

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Jesse Jackson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Politician, Writer Jesse Louis Jackson, Jr. is a former Democratic American Congressman who represented Illinois's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1995 until his ...more

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Edolphus Towns is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Politician Edolphus Towns, Jr. is an American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2013. A Democrat from New York, Towns was Chairman of the House Oversight and ...more

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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is an Islamic terrorist held in U.S. military custody in Guantánamo Bay for acts of terrorism including the mass murder of civilians. He was identified as "the ...more

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Elvin Bethea is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
American football player Elvin Lamont Bethea is a former American football defensive end who played his entire career with the Houston Oilers. He played for North Carolina A&T State University and was the first ...more

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Lou Donaldson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Musician, Bandleader, Composer Lou Donaldson is a jazz alto saxophonist. He is best known for his soulful, bluesy approach to playing the alto saxophone, although in his formative years he was, as many were of the bebop era, ...more

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Junius Coston is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
American football player Junius Coston is a former American football guard. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina A&T. Coston ...more

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Al Attles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Coach Alvin Austin Attles Jr. is an American retired professional basketball player and coach best known for his longtime association with the Golden State Warriors. He is a graduate of Weequahic High ...more

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Maurice Hicks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
American football player Maurice Hicks is a former American football running back. He was originally signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He played college football at North Carolina A&T. ...more

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Walter P. Carter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Walter Percival Carter was a civil rights activist and a central figure in Baltimore’s civil rights movement, organizing demonstrations against discrimination throughout Maryland. A hospital, an ...more

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Willie A. Deese is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Businessperson Willie A. Deese is Executive Vice President and President, Merck Manufacturing Division

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Dwaine Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Dwaine Carpenter American football player Dwaine L. Carpenter is a former gridiron football defensive back. He was signed as a street free agent by the Buffalo Destroyers in 2002. He played college football for the North Carolina ...more

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Jamal Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Jamal Jones American football player Jamal Aman Jones is a former American football wide receiver. He was originally signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at North Carolina ...more

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Walter Stith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Walter Stith American football player Walter Stith is an American football offensive tackle who played for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was originally signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free ...more

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J. D. Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
J. D. Smith American football player J.D. Smith, Jr. was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers, and the Dallas Cowboys. He was named to the Pro Bowl two times. ...more

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Dick Westmoreland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Dick Westmoreland American football player Richard Carl Westmoreland is a former college and professional American football defensive back. In 1963 he joined the San Diego Chargers of the American Football League. He played for the ...more

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Cornell Gordon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Cornell Gordon American football player Cornell Kermit Gordon is a former college and professional American football defensive back. He played for the New York Jets and the Denver Broncos for eight seasons. He also is a substitute ...more

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Curtis Deloatch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Curtis Deloatch American football player Curtis Lee Deloatch is a former American football cornerback. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at North Carolina A&T. ...more

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Mel Phillips is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Mel Phillips American football player Melvin Phillips, is a former American professional football player who played his entire 12-year NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers. He has been an assistant coach with the Miami Dolphins ...more

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Dwaine Board is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Coach, American football player Dwaine P. Board is a defensive line coach for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He is also a former American football defensive end who played for the San Francisco 49ers and ...more

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Qasim Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
American football player Qasim Mitchell is a former American football offensive lineman. He was originally signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He played college football at North Carolina ...more

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Onzlee Ware is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Lawyer Onzlee Ware is an American politician. A Democrat, he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in November 2003. He currently represents the 11th District, which is made up of part of the ...more

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George Ragsdale is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
George Ragsdale American football player George Ragsdale is a former professional American football player and current college football coach. Ragsdale is an alumnus of North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. ...more

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Tom Day is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
American football player Thomas Frederick Day was an American collegiate and Professional Football player. A defensive end, he played college football at North Carolina A&T State University, and professionally in ...more

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Jamain Stephens is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
American football player Jamain Stephens is a former NFL offensive tackle who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals.

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Joe Taylor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Joe Taylor American football player Joseph L. Taylor is a former professional American football cornerback who played his entire 8-year National Football League career with the Chicago Bears.

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Alma Adams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Teacher Alma Shealey Adams is an American politician who represents North Carolina's 12th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. A Democrat, Adams served as a member of ...more

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Sybil Lynch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Singer Sybil Lynch, known simply as Sybil, is an American R&B and pop singer who had a successful career during the 1980s and 1990s.

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Dremiel Byers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Dremiel Byers Athlete Dremiel Byers is an athlete.

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Henry Douglas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Henry Douglas American football player Henry Douglas III is a former Arena Football League offensive specialist for the Los Angeles Avengers, the Chicago Rush and the Columbus Destroyers.

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Tevester Anderson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Tevester Anderson Coach Tevester Anderson is a retired American college basketball coach and former men's basketball head coach at Jackson State University and Murray State University. He is a native of Canton, ...more

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Hugh Evans is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Hugh Evans Basketball player, Baseball player Hugh Evans is a former basketball referee in the National Basketball Association for 28 seasons from 1972 to 2001. During his NBA officiating career, Evans worked 1,969 regular season NBA games ...more

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Jason Horton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Jason Horton American football player Jason Horton is a former American football cornerback. He was signed by the Toronto Argonauts as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at North Carolina A&T. Horton was ...more

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Henry Frye is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Henry Frye Henry E. Frye is an American judge and politician who concluded his public-service career as the first African-American chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.

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James A. Hefner is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Professor James A. Hefner was president of Tennessee State University from 1991 to 2005. Before serving as the president of Tennessee State University he served as president of Jackson State University in ...more

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Maurice Smith is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Maurice Smith Maurice 'Moe' Eugene Smith is a former professional American football player who played running back for three seasons in the National Football League for the Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay ...more

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John A. Houston is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
John A. Houston John Allen Houston is a United States district judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.

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Donald Willis is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Donald Willis Donald Kirk Willis is a former American football guard in the National Football League. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 1995. He played college football at ...more

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George Small is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
George Small Coach George Michael Small is a college football coach and former NFL player. He is currently the associate head coach and defensive line coach at Florida A&M University, a position he has held ...more

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Janice Bryant Howroyd is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Janice Bryant Howroyd is an African American entrepreneur. She is founder and chief executive officer of ACT-1 Group, the largest minority woman-owned employment agency in the United States. ...more

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Melvin Holmes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Melvin Holmes Melvin Holmes is an American former football player with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1971 - 1973.

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Warren Ballentine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Warren Ballentine Warren Ballentine is a former African American motivational speaker, attorney, political activist, and radio talk show host.

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Johnnie B. Rawlinson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Johnnie B. Rawlinson Judge Johnnie Blakeney Rawlinson is a judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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Jonathan Jackson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Jonathan Jackson Activist, Businessperson, Teacher Jonathan Luther Jackson is a business professor, entrepreneur and social justice advocate. He is the national spokesman for the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition and a partner in a Chicago-based beer ...more

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Jake Wheatley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Jake Wheatley Politician Jake Wheatley, Jr. is a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. He represents the 19th district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives which includes a number of areas ...more

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Percy Watson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni
Percy Watson Nick McNeil is an American professional wrestler and former professional football player. He is best known for his work in WWE under the ring name Percy Watson.

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Will Billingsley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni