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Famous Stetson University Alumni

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List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1

    Adrian Rogers

    Televangelist, Pastor

    AgeDec. at 74 (1931-2005)

    BirthplaceWest Palm Beach, Florida


    Adrian Pierce Rogers (September 12, 1931 – November 15, 2005) served three terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention (1979–1980 and 1986–1988). He was also a Southern Baptist pastor whose...  more
  • 2

    Ion Sancho



    BirthplaceNew York City, New York


    Ion Voltaire Sancho (born December 6, 1950 in New York City) is an elected public official serving Leon County, Florida, United States as Supervisor of Elections. His family first moved to Louisiana...  more
  • 3

    Max Cleland



    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America


    Joseph Maxwell Cleland (born August 24, 1942) is an American politician from the state of Georgia. Cleland, a Democrat, is a disabled US Army veteran of the Vietnam War, a recipient of the Silver...  more
  • 4

    E. Clay Shaw, Jr.

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 74 (1939-2013)

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America


    Eugene Clay Shaw Jr. (April 19, 1939 – September 10, 2013) was an American politician who was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1981 until 2007. He represented...  more
  • 5

    Pam Bondi

    Spokesperson, Lawyer


    BirthplaceTampa, Florida, United States of America


    Pamela Jo Bondi (born November 17, 1965) is an American attorney and politician. A Republican, she served as the 37th Florida Attorney General from 2011 to 2019. ...  more
  • 6

    Gus Bilirakis

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceGainesville, Florida, United States of America


    Gus Michael Bilirakis (born February 8, 1963) is an American politician who has served as the U.S. Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district since January 2007. He is a member of the...  more
  • 7

    AgeDec. at 47 (1932-1979)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA


    Theodore Crawford Cassidy (July 31, 1932 – January 16, 1979) was an American actor of radio, television and film and voice artist. Noted for his tall stature at 6 ft 9 in (206 cm) and his deep bass...  more
  • 8

    Lenny DiNardo

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceMiami, Florida


    Leonard Edward DiNardo (born September 19, 1979) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 2004 through 2009, with the Boston Red Sox, Oakland...  more
  • 9

    Suzanne Kosmas

    Suzanne M. Kosmas (born February 25, 1944) 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...  more
  • 10

    Jerald S. Paul



    BirthplaceLancaster, Ohio


    Jerald S. Paul (born 1966 in Lancaster, Ohio) previously served as the Principal Deputy Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration at the U.S. Department of Energy. He was...  more
  • 11


    BirthplaceMichigan, United States of America


    George Winston (born 1949) is an American pianist who was born in Michigan and grew up mainly in Montana (Miles City and Billings), as well as Mississippi and Florida. He is best known for his solo...  more
  • 12

    Charles E. Merrill

    Businessperson, Stock broker

    AgeDec. at 71 (1885-1956)

    BirthplaceGreen Cove Springs, Florida


    Charles Edward Merrill (October 19, 1885 – October 6, 1956) was an American philanthropist, stockbroker, and co-founder, with Edmund C. Lynch, of Merrill Lynch (previously called Charles E. Merrill &...  more
  • 13

    AgeDec. at 64 (1939-2003)

    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America


    Wilma Burgess (born Wilma Charlene Burgess; June 11, 1939 – August 26, 2003) was an American country music singer. She rose to fame in the mid-1960s and charted fifteen singles on the Billboard C&W...  more
  • 14

    Brian Bocock

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceHarrisonburg, Virginia


    Brian William Bocock (born March 9, 1985) is an American former professional baseball shortstop, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies. He...  more
  • 15

    Roy Geiger

    General Roy Stanley Geiger (January 25, 1885 – January 23, 1947) was a United States Marine Corps four-star general who served in World War I and World War II. In World War II, he became the first...  more
  • 16
    William L. Proctor (born January 27, 1933) is an American politician and university administrator. Proctor served as president of Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida between 1971 and 2001. In...  more
  • 17

    Kevin Nicholson

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada


    Kevin Ronald Nicholson (born March 29, 1976) is a Canadian former baseball shortstop. He played part of the 2000 season for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball, and for the Canadian...  more
  • 18

    George Tsamis

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceCampbell, California


    George Alex Tsamis (Greek: Γιώργος Τσάμης; born June 14, 1967) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He pitched one season in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins in 1993. He is the...  more
  • 19
    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 and...  more
  • 20
    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 on...  more
  • 21

    Albert W. Johnson

    Albert Walter Johnson (April 17, 1906 – September 1, 1998) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Albert W. Johnson was born in Smethport, Pennsylvania. He...  more
  • 22

    Jaclyn Stapp

    Jaclyn Nesheiwat Stapp (born July 29, 1980) is a beauty queen, philanthropist and fashion model with pageant roots in Florida and New York. She is married to Scott Stapp, the voice of the band Creed...  more
  • 23

    Dimitri Diatchenko

    Musician, Actor


    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America


    Dimitri Diatchenko is an actor....  more
  • 24

    William Amory Underhill


    AgeDec. at 89 (1910-1999)


    William Amory Underhill (February 21, 1910 – September 7, 1999) was a public servant, lobbyist, and philanthropist prominent in his native Florida and in Washington, D.C.. After graduating from...  more
  • 25

    Joe Negron



    BirthplaceWest Palm Beach, Florida, United States of America


    Joe Negron (born October 9, 1961) is a Republican politician from Florida. He served as a member of the Florida Senate from 2009 to 2018, representing parts of the Treasure Coast. In his last two...  more