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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Southeastern Louisiana University and be of some renown.

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

This list contains graduates like Robin Roberts and Bill Evans.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Southeastern Louisiana University?” and “Which celebrities are Southeastern Louisiana University alumni?”
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Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Journalist, Television producer
Robin René Roberts is an American television broadcaster. Roberts is the anchor of ABC's morning show Good Morning America. After growing up in Mississippi and attending Southeastern ...more
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Tyran Richard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
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Jeff Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Baseball player
Jeffrey Francis Williams was an Australian-born, left-handed pitcher who played for the Hanshin Tigers baseball team. He was a specialist set-up pitcher, or closer.
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Bill Evans is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Arranger, Jazz Pianist, Musician
William John Evans, known as Bill Evans, was an American jazz pianist and composer who mostly worked in a trio setting. He is considered by some to have been the most influential post-WWII jazz ...more
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Olympia Vernon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Olympia Vernon Writer
Olympia Vernon is an African-American author who has published three novels: Eden, Logic, and A Killing In This Town. Eden won the 2004 Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award from The ...more
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Bob Odom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Farmer
Robert Fulton Odom, Jr., known as Bob Odom, was the longest-serving Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry in the U.S. state of Louisiana. A Democrat, he held his position from 1980 to 2008 ...more
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Donald Ray Kennard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Donald Ray Kennard Politician
Donald Ray Kennard was an educator, athletic director, and politician who represented part of East Baton Rouge Parish in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1976 to 2008. Originally a ...more
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Sandra Thompson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Businessperson, Politician
Sandra Smith "Sandy" Thompson is a former Louisiana state administrator, who retired in 2007 from the directorship of the Atchafalaya Basin Program.
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Billy Andrews is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Billy Andrews American football player
William Doughty Andrews Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played eleven seasons in the National Football League, mainly with the Cleveland Browns. Andrews scored his only NFL ...more
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Benny Rayburn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Sheriff
Benjamin Burras Rayburn, Jr., known as Benny Rayburn, was the Democratic sheriff of Washington Parish, the easternmost of the Florida Parishes of southeastern Louisiana, who served from ...more
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Ray Perkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Ray Perkins American football player
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Jerry Davis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Jerry Davis American football player
Jerome W. "Jerry" Davis was a professional American football defensive back in the National Football League. He played for the Chicago Cardinals and the Dallas Texans.
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John Kenneth Graham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
John Kenneth Graham
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Felton Huggins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Felton Huggins American football player
Felton Huggins is a former gridiron football wide receiver. He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Southeastern Louisiana.
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Billy Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Basketball Coach, Coach
Billy Kennedy is the head men's basketball coach at Texas A&M University. He took over the position vacated by Mark Turgeon in May 2011. He previously held the same position at Murray State ...more
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Ashish Bhardwaj is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Ash has a long track record of success in building high growth businesses to address emerging markets. Over an 18-year period, he was instrumental in driving Flextronics' revenue growth from ...more
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John L. Crain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
John L. Crain
John Luther Crain is president of Southeastern Louisiana University at Hammond, having been appointed to the position on 2009 February 17 by the Board of Supervisors of the University of ...more
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Barbara Forrest is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Professor, Author
Barbara Carroll Forrest is a professor of philosophy at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. She is a critic of intelligent design and the Discovery Institute.
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Sheryl Germain is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Sheryl Germain
Sheryl St. Germain is an American poet, essayist, and professor. She is of Cajun and Creole descent. Her father was Jules St. Francois St. Germain and her mother Myrl Marie Frank. Born and ...more
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Donald Dykes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Donald Dykes
Donald Ray Dykes is a former professional American football player who played cornerback for four seasons for the New York Jets and San Diego Chargers. He also played in the United States ...more
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Carl Barbier is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Carl Barbier Judge
Carl Joseph Barbier is a United States federal judge.
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Kamal Nawash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Kamal Nawash Politician
Kamal Nawash is a Muslim Palestinian-born American lawyer, working for the Nawash Law Office in Washington, D.C.
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Henry
Henry "Tank" Powell Insurance
Henry Watson Powell, known as Henry "Tank" Powell, is an insurance agent in Ponchatoula in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, who served as a Republican member of the Louisiana House of ...more
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Nick Bruno is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
Nick Bruno
Nick Joseph Bruno is president of the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He was appointed by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors on 2010 October 22, at the end of ...more
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A. G. Crowe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni
A. G. Crowe Business
Almond Gaston Crowe, Jr., known as A. G. Crowe, is a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate from District 1 in St. Tammany Parish.