List of famous alumni from Savannah State University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Savannah State University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Savannah State University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Savannah 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 Savannah State University.
Items include everything from Shannon Sharpe to Ernest Miller.This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Savannah State University?” and “Which celebrities are Savannah State University alumni?”
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of AmericaErnest Clifford Miller (born January 14, 1964) is an American actor and former professional... more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 62 (1920-1982)
Birthplace: Columbus, GeorgiaGeorge E. Kent (1920–1982) was an African-American professor of literature, with a... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USAShannon Sharpe (born June 26, 1968) is a former American football tight end who played for the... more on Wikipedia
Troy HambrickAmerican football player
Birthplace: Lacoochee, FloridaTroy Hambrick (born November 6, 1976) is a former American football running back in the... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Macon, GeorgiaRobert Waymon Curtis (born October 23, 1964 in Macon, Georgia) is a former American football... more on Wikipedia
- 6Lieutenant General Walter E. Gaskin is retired United States Marine Corps Lieutenant General... more on Wikipedia
Walter E. Gaskin
- 7Captain (Retired) Donnie L. Cochran was the first African-American aviator selected to the... more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 79 (1923-2002)
Birthplace: Savannah, GeorgiaWestley Wallace Law (January 1, 1923 – July 29, 2002) was an American civil rights leader from... more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 43 (1968-2011)
Birthplace: Reidsville, GeorgiaReportedly born in Reidsville, Georgia, Clinton D. Powell grew up in Savannah, where he...
Birthplace: Savannah, GeorgiaDr. Charles J. Elmore is an African-American scholar and jazz historian from Savannah, Georgia.
- 11Prince Albert Jackson Jr. (March 17, 1925 – September 21, 2010) served as president of... more on Wikipedia
Prince A. Jackson, Jr.
- 12Cyrus Gilbert Wiley (August 13, 1881 – January 3, 1930) served as president of Georgia State... more on Wikipedia
Cyrus G. Wiley
- 13Amelia Isadora Platts Boynton Robinson (August 18, 1911 – August 26, 2015) was an American... more on Wikipedia
- 14Richard Basil (September 28, 1967) is the former head football coach at Savannah State... more on Wikipedia
- 15Curtis V. Cooper was an American health care and civil rights leader from Georgia.
- 16Doug Carn (born July 14, 1948) is an American jazz musician from St. Augustine, Florida,... more on Wikipedia
- 17Tommy Smalls (August 5, 1926 – March 8, 1972), known as Dr. Jive, was an influential... more on Wikipedia