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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Oakwood College and be of some renown.

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

List includes Little Richard, Brian McKnight, more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Oakwood College?” and “Which celebrities are Oakwood College alumni?”

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Little Richard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Songwriter, Pianist, Musician Richard Wayne Penniman, known by his stage name Little Richard, is an American recording artist, songwriter, and musician. He has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more ...more

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John F. Street is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Politician John Franklin Street is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 123rd Mayor of the City of Philadelphia. He was first elected to a term beginning on January 3, 2000, and was ...more

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Clifton Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Songwriter, Actor, Pastor Clifton Duncan Davis is an American actor, songwriter, singer, and pastor. He starred on the television shows That's My Mama and Amen. Davis also wrote several hits for The Jackson 5, including ...more

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Brian McKnight is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Arranger, Record producer, Television producer Brian McKnight is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer and musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments including piano, guitar, bass guitar, ...more

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T. R. M. Howard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Physician Theodore Roosevelt Mason Howard, MD was an American civil rights leader, fraternal organization leader, entrepreneur and surgeon. He was one of the mentors to activists such as Medgar Evers, ...more

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Heather Martin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Athlete Heather Martin is a Canadian curler.

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Mervyn Warren is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Arranger Mervyn Edwin Warren is an American film composer, record producer, music conductor, music arranger, lyricist, songwriter, pianist, and vocalist. Warren is a five-time Grammy Award winner and a ...more

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Delbert Baker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Delbert Baker Writer Delbert W. Baker is a Seventh-day Adventist minister, author, educator, and administrator. He is a vice president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

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Ronald Brise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Ronald Brise Ronald A. Brisé serves as a Commissioner for the Florida Public Service Commission. He previously served as Florida State Representative of District 108. He is a Haitian-American and a ...more

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Alvin Chea is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Actor, Singer, Gospel singer Alvin Chea is a singer, member of gospel music group Take 6.

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Angela Brown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Singer Angela M. Brown is an African-American dramatic soprano particularly admired for her portrayal of Verdi heroines.

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Barry Black is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Chaplain Rear Admiral Barry C. Black, USN is the 62nd Chaplain of the United States Senate. He was elected to this position on June 27, 2003, becoming the first African American and the first Seventh-day ...more

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Ebony Holland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Singer

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Wintley Phipps is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Singer Wintley Augustus Phipps, Sr. is a vocal artist, and founder of the US Dream Academy, Songs of Freedom Publishing Company, and Coral Records Recording Company. He features a "booming ...more

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Hallerin Hilton Hill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Hallerin Hilton Hill Hallerin Hilton Hill is an American talk radio host on Newstalk 98.7 WOKI Knoxville, Tennessee, and television talk show host of Anything is Possible on WBIR-TV in Knoxville. For two years he ...more

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Mark Kibble is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Singer, Gospel singer Mark Kibble is a gospel music singer and a member of the award-winning gospel performing group Take 6.

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Frank Hale is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Frank Hale

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Take 6 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Take 6 is an American a cappella gospel music sextet formed in 1980 on the campus of Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama. The group sings contemporary R&B style, integrating jazz ...more

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Toni Neal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Toni Neal Toni Neal is a broadcaster.

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Dr. Earl Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Dr. Earl Moore

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Brenda Blackmon Wood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Brenda Blackmon Wood

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Shari Loveday is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Shari Loveday

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Henry M. Wright is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Henry M. Wright

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Walter Wraggs Fordham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Walter Wraggs Fordham

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Joel
Joel "Joey" Kibble

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Claude V. McKnight III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Songwriter, Singer Claude McKnight is a member of the musical group Take 6.

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Heather Knight is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Heather Knight Professor Heather Joy Knight is an American educator, who currently serves as President of Pacific Union College. She is the first woman to serve in that role and the only African-American woman to lead a ...more

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Michael Bramwell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Michael Bramwell Michael Bramwell is an American visual artist based in North Carolina. He graduated from Oakwood University, Huntsville, Alabama and received a Master of Arts from Columbia University, and an ...more

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Edward Earl Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Edward Earl Cleveland Edward Earl Cleveland commonly known as E. E. Cleveland is an author, civil rights advocate and evangelist of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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C. D. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
C. D. Brooks

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Joey Kibble is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Singer, Gospel singer Joey Kibble is a gospel music singer and a member of the award-winning gospel performing group Take 6. He was born in Buffalo, New York on May 26, 1971.

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Rome is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Rome Musician, Singer Jerome Woods, better known by his stage name Rome, is an American R&B singer. Woods sang in a cover band called Fire & Ice while a high schooler, and toured regionally both as a solo ...more

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Leslie N. Pollard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Leslie N. Pollard

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Philip Michael Thomas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
Joey CoCo added Musician, Actor Philip Michael Thomas is an American actor. Thomas' most famous role is that of detective Ricardo Tubbs on the hit 1980s TV series Miami Vice. His first notable roles were in Coonskin and ...more

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Eric Thomas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
LoicaMarc added Eric Thomas

Motivational Speaker, Author

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Angelo DeGuerre is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Oakwood College Alumni
LoicaMarc added Angelo DeGuerre

Chaplain