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

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

List ranges from Casting Crowns to Britt McHenry and more.

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

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Adrian Rogers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Televangelist, Pastor, Writer Adrian Pierce Rogers served three terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention. He was also a Southern Baptist pastor whose church services aired on television, and a conservative ...more

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Ion Sancho is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Ion Sancho Official Ion Voltaire Sancho is an elected public official serving Leon County, Florida, USA as Supervisor of Elections. His family first moved to Louisiana and then to Columbus, Ohio. As the eldest ...more

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Max Cleland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Politician Joseph Maxwell "Max" Cleland is an American politician from Georgia. Cleland, a Democrat, is a disabled US Army veteran of the Vietnam War, a recipient of the Silver Star and the ...more

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E. Clay Shaw, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Eugene Clay Shaw, Jr. was an American politician who was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1981 until 2007. He represented the 22nd District of Florida until ...more

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Pam Bondi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Spokesperson, Lawyer Pamela Jo "Pam" Bondi is an American attorney, politician and member of the Republican Party who serves as the current Attorney General of Florida.

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Gus Bilirakis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Gus Michael Bilirakis is the U.S. Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district, serving since January 2007. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district, numbered as the 9th ...more

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Ted Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Actor Theodore Crawford "Ted" Cassidy was an American actor who performed in numerous television shows and films. Noted for his tall stature at 6 feet 9 inches, he tended to play unusual ...more

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Lenny DiNardo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Baseball player Leonard Edward DiNardo is a former professional baseball pitcher who last played for the Lancaster Barnstormers in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball in 2013. He graduated from Santa ...more

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Suzanne Kosmas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Suzanne Kosmas Suzanne M. Kosmas is the former U.S. Representative for Florida's 24th congressional district, serving from 2009 until 2011. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She previously served in the ...more

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Jerald S. Paul is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Jerald S. Paul Politician Jerald S. Paul previously served as the Principal Deputy Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration at the U.S. Department of Energy. He was nominated by President George W. ...more

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George Winston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Pianist George Winston is an American pianist who was born in Michigan, and grew up mainly in Miles City, Montana, as well as Mississippi and Florida. He attended Stetson University in DeLand, Florida, ...more

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Charles E. Merrill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Businessperson, Stock broker, Philanthropist Charles Edward Merrill was an American philanthropist, stockbroker and co-founder, with Edmund C. Lynch of Merrill Lynch & Company.

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Wilma Burgess is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Singer Wilma Burgess was an American country music singer. She rose to fame in the mid-1960s and charted fifteen singles on the Billboard C&W charts between 1965 and 1975.

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Brian Bocock is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Brian Bocock Baseball player Brian William Bocock is an American retired professional baseball shortstop. He played in Major League Baseball for the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies. He attended Turner Ashby ...more

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Roy Geiger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Roy Geiger General Roy Stanley Geiger was a United States Marine Corps General who, during World War II, became the first Marine to lead an army. Marine Corps base Camp Geiger in North Carolina is named in ...more

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William L. Proctor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
William L. Proctor is an American politician and university administrator. He is the current Chancellor of Flagler College. Proctor attended the University of Florida, Stetson University, and ...more

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Kevin Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Baseball player Kevin Ronald Nicholson is a Canadian baseball shortstop. He played part of the 2000 season for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball, and for the Canadian Olympic baseball team in 2004. ...more

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George Tsamis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
George Tsamis Baseball player George Alex Tsamis is a former professional baseball pitcher. He pitched one season in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins in 1993. He is the current manager of the St. Paul Saints, ...more

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Shephard W. Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Shephard Hill is president of Boeing International and a member of the company's Executive Council. Named to this position in October 2007, Hill, 55, oversees the company's international affairs ...more

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Jessica Rafalowski is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Jessica Rafalowski is a beauty queen from DeLand, Florida who has competed in the Miss USA pageant. Rafalowski won the Miss Florida USA 2008 title in a state pageant held in Hollywood, Florida ...more

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Albert W. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Albert W. Johnson Albert Walter Johnson was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Albert W. Johnson was born in Smethport, Pennsylvania. He attended the Wharton School of the ...more

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Jaclyn Stapp is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Jaclyn Stapp Jaclyn Nesheiwat Stapp is a beauty queen, philanthropist and fashion model with pageant roots in Florida and New York. She is married to Grammy Award-winner Scott Stapp. Her most notable titles ...more

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Dimitri Diatchenko is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Musician, Actor Dimitri Diatchenko is an actor.

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William Amory Underhill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
William Amory Underhill Lawyer William Amory Underhill was a public servant, lobbyist, and philanthropist prominent in his native Florida and in Washington, D.C.. After graduating from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida in ...more

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Joe Negron is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Politician Joe Negron is a Republican member of the Florida State Senate, representing the 32nd District, which stretches from Vero Beach to Jupiter, including eastern Indian River County, eastern Martin ...more

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Andy Dehnart is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Journalist Andy Dehnart is an American journalist and television critic. He may be best known as reality television's "longest-standing critic" for his online journalism, as he's the creator of ...more

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Lorenzo Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Basketball player Lorenzo Williams is a retired American professional basketball player, who played eight seasons in the NBA. Born in Ocala, Florida, he attended Polk Community College and Stetson University, ...more

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Mark Schweizer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Mark Schweizer Novelist Mark Schweizer is an American musician, composer, writer, and music professor. A native of Florida, Schweizer received music degrees from Stetson University in DeLand and the University of ...more

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Doyle E. Carlton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Doyle E. Carlton Doyle Elam Carlton was the Governor of Florida.

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Pat Cannon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Pat Cannon Politician Patrick Arthur Cannon was a United States Representative from Florida.

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Craig Crawford is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Craig Crawford Craig Crawford is an American writer and television political commentator based in Washington, D.C. Publisher of the news commenting forum, Trail Mix, Crawford was a columnist for Congressional ...more

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Jon L. Mills is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Jon L. Mills Jon L. Mills earned a B.A. from Stetson University in 1969. He went on to the University of Florida College of Law where he graduated second overall in 1972. While at the Levin College of Law he ...more

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Kristin Ludecke is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Kristin Ludecke Kristin Alicia Ludecke is a beauty queen from Eustis, Florida who has won both the Miss Florida and Miss Florida USA. She is a state certified residential and commercial building contractor, and ...more

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Raymond W. Alden III is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Raymond W. Alden III Raymond W. Alden III is the current Provost of Northern Illinois University. Alden attended the Stetson University for his bachelor's degree in biology, and he received his Doctorate in Zoology ...more

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Emmett Wilson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Emmett Wilson Politician Emmett Wilson was a United States Representative from Florida. He was the grandson of Augustus Emmett Maxwell. Wilson was born during the temporary residence of his parents at Belize, British ...more

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Mike Haridopolos is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Mike Haridopolos was a Republican member of the Florida State Senate, representing the 20th District, which included Brevard, Indian River, Osceola, and St. Lucie Counties, from 2003-2012. He ...more

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Pat McMahon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Pat McMahon Baseball Coach, Coach Pat McMahon is a former American college and professional baseball coach.

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James Merritt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
James Merritt Pastor Dr. James Merritt, born December 22, 1952, is a U.S. religious leader and President of the Southern Baptist Convention from 2000-2002.

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Joe Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Joe Hendricks Joseph Edward Hendricks was a United States Representative from Florida. He was born at Lake Butler, Union County, Florida where he attended the rural schools and Montverde School. He also ...more

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Eugene Starikov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Eugene Starikov Footballer Yevgeni Starikov, also known as Eugene Starikov is an American soccer player of Russian-Ukrainian descent who last played for Zenit St. Petersburg.

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Beverly B. Martin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Judge Beverly Baldwin Martin is a United States federal judge. She was appointed to the federal bench by President Bill Clinton. On June 19, 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Martin to a seat on ...more

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Bob Waters is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Bob Waters Coach Robert Lee Waters was a successful American football coach and athletics director, best known for his contributions to athletics at Western Carolina University. Waters coached the football ...more

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Casting Crowns is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Casting Crowns is a contemporary Christian and Christian rock band started in 1999 by youth pastor Mark Hall, who serves as the band's lead vocalist, as part of a youth group at First Baptist ...more

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Andy Gardiner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Andy Gardiner is a Republican member of the Florida Senate, representing the 13th District, which includes parts of Brevard County and Orange County, since 2012. Gardiner attended Stetson ...more

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Luis G. Pedraja is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Luis G. Pedraja Luis G. Pedraja is a Latino theologian, philosopher, author, scholar, and educator. Pedraja is an influential contributor to the development of Latino/a theology. He is also noted for his work ...more

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Britt McHenry is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Brittany "Britt" McHenry is an American sports reporter. She temporarily worked for Fox Sports San Diego as a dugout reporter on the San Diego Padres telecasts, following a stint with ...more

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Tanner Wolfe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Tanner Wolfe Tanner Wolfe is an American soccer player.

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William B Gould IV is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
William B Gould IV is Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, Emeritus at Stanford University.

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Jeff Bowen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Jeff Bowen Lyricist, Actor, Composer Jeff Bowen is an American composer, lyricist and actor. He is best known as one of the authors and stars of the Broadway musical [title of show]. He is currently developing a new musical work ...more

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Rich McKay is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Stetson University Alumni
Rich McKay Rich McKay is the president, CEO, and former general manager of the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was the general manager of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers when they won Super ...more