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Famous North Carolina Agricultural And Technical State University Alumni

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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

Age: 77

Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America

Jesse Louis Jackson Sr. (né Burns; born October 8, 1941) is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential ...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

Age: Dec. at 36 (1950-1986)

Birthplace: Lake City, South Carolina

Ronald Erwin McNair (October 21, 1950 – January 28, 1986) was an American NASA astronaut and physicist. He died during the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger on mission STS-51-L, in which he ...more

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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

Age: 48

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Taraji Penda Henson ( tə-RAH-jee; born September 11, 1970) is an American actress and author. She studied acting at Howard University and began her Hollywood career in guest roles on several ...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

Age: 36

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Terrence Jenkins (born April 21, 1982), better known as Terrence J, is an American actor, model and entertainment reporter best known as the host of BET's popular music video countdown show 106 ...more

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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

Age: 53

Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America

Jesse Louis Jackson Jr. (born March 11, 1965) is a former American politician who served as a Democratic Congressman representing Illinois's 2nd congressional district in the United States House ...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

Age: 84

Birthplace: Chadbourn, North Carolina, United States of America

Edolphus "Ed" Towns Jr. (born July 21, 1934) is an American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2013. A Democrat from New York, Towns was ...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

Age: 54

Birthplace: Balochistan, Pakistan, Pakistan

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (sometimes also spelled Khalid Shaikh Mohammed; among at least fifty pseudonyms; born March 1, 1964; or April 14, 1965) is a Pakistani Islamist militant held by the United ...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

Age: 73

Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey

Elvin Lamont Bethea (born March 1, 1946) 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 ...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

Age: 92

Birthplace: Badin, North Carolina

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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

Age: 35

Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina

Junius Coston (born November 5, 1983) 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 high school football at ...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

Age: 82

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey

Alvin Austin Attles Jr. (born November 7, 1936) is an American retired professional basketball player and coach best known for his longtime association with the Golden State Warriors.
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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

Age: 40

Birthplace: Virginia

Maurice Hicks (born July 22, 1978) 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 ...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

Age: Dec. at 48 (1923-1971)

Birthplace: Monroe, North Carolina

Walter Percival Carter (April 29, 1923 - July 31, 1971) was an activist and central figure in Baltimore, Maryland during the Civil Rights Movement by organizing demonstrations against ...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

Age: 42

Birthplace: Pinehurst, North Carolina

Dwaine L. Carpenter (born November 4, 1976) 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 ...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

Age: 37

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Jamal Aman Jones (born April 24, 1981) 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 ...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

Age: 36

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Walter Stith (born January 2, 1983 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American football offensive tackle who played for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was originally signed by the ...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

Age: 86

Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina

J. D. Smith may refer to: J. D. Smith (fullback, born 1931), former American football fullback in the National Football League J. D. Smith (fullback, born 1936), former American football ...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

Age: 78

Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina

Richard Carl Westmoreland (born February 17, 1941) is a former college and professional American football defensive back. In 1963, he joined the San Diego Chargers of the American Football ...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

Age: 78

Birthplace: Virginia

Cornell Kermit Gordon (born January 6, 1941) 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 ...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

Age: 37

Birthplace: Murfreesboro, North Carolina

Curtis Lee Deloatch (born October 4, 1981) is a former American football cornerback who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the New York Giants as an ...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

Age: 77

Birthplace: Shelby, North Carolina

Melvin Phillips (born January 6, 1942), is a former American professional football player who played his entire 12-year NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers.
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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

Age: 62

Birthplace: Rocky Mount, Virginia

Dwaine P. Board (born November 29, 1956) 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 ...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

Age: 39

Birthplace: Jacksonville, North Carolina

Qasim Mitchell (born December 3, 1979) 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 ...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

Age: 65

Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina

Onzlee Ware (born January 4, 1954) is an American politician and Judge. A Democrat, he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in November 2003. He formerly represented the 11th District, ...more