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

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like Geoff Moore and Tim Walberg.

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

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Laurel E. Erb is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Laurel E. Erb Laurel Erb, a 2003 graduate of Wheaton Academy, died in a late-night collision in Grant County, Indiana. Laurel had deep faith in God and loved ceramic art. She also loved photography and making ...more

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Stephen L. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Stephen L. Johnson Scientist Stephen L. Johnson was the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under President George W. Bush during the second term of his administration. He has received the Presidential Rank ...more

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Eugene Habecker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Eugene Habecker Dr. Eugene B. Habecker is the 30th president of Taylor University. Previously, Habecker was president of the American Bible Society. He is also the author of several books, two coauthored with ...more

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Ralph Edward Dodge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Ralph Edward Dodge Ralph Edward Dodge was an American Bishop of The Methodist Church and the United Methodist Church, elected in 1956. He was the youngest of four children of Ernest and Lizzie Longshore Dodge of ...more

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Tim Walberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Tim Walberg Politician Timothy Lee "Tim" Walberg is the current U.S. Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district, and was also the former Congressman for the district from 2007 to 2009.

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Bradley J. Larson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Bradley J. Larson Bradley Larson was killed on I-69 in Grant County, Indiana in a car/truck accident. He was among a group of students and employees from Taylor University traveling back to campus in a van that ...more

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Elizabeth A. Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Elizabeth A. Smith Elizabeth was a graduate of Decatur Christian School and was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church. After graduation from the Christian school in Upland, Ind., the Mount Zion native ...more

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Geoff Moore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Geoff Moore Songwriter, Singer Geoff Moore is a contemporary Christian music artist and songwriter. He started recording as a solo artist in 1984. In 1987, he formed Geoff Moore and the Distance, who released eight albums and ...more

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Jeff Meyer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Jeff Meyer Jeff Meyer is an assistant men's basketball coach at University of Michigan. He was hired in July 2008 as an administrative assistant, and promoted to assistant coach midway through the 2009–10 ...more

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Joel Sonnenberg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Joel Sonnenberg Motivational speaker Joel Sonnenberg is a Christian motivational speaker. He is a graduate of Taylor University as well as Columbia International University's seminary program. On September 15, 1979, when Sonnenberg ...more

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Rollin L. Ford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Rollin L. Ford Rollin L. Ford is the executive vice president and chief information officer for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. He oversees the companys global information systems division. He assumed this role in

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Jackie Walorski is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Jackie Walorski Politician, Journalist Jackie Walorski is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district since 2013. She is a member of the Republican Party, and she was a member ...more

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Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom was the former head of Youth for Christ and World Vision International. The evangelical leader and author was known in part for instructing churches, parachurch ...more

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Laura Van Ryn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Laura Van Ryn Laura VanRyn (February 13, 1984 - April 26, 2006) was killed during her senior year at Taylor University in a van collision with a semitrailer on Interstate 69 near Highway 18 in Indiana. While ...more

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Harold Ockenga is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Harold Ockenga Harold John Ockenga was a leading figure of mid-20th-century American Evangelicalism, part of the reform movement known as "Neo-Evangelicalism". A Congregational minister, Ockenga ...more

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Rolland D. McCune is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Rolland D. McCune Rolland D. McCune is an American theologian and ordained Baptist minister. He was professor of Systematic Theology at the Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary in Allen Park, Michigan, where he ...more

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John Groce is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
John Groce Coach John Gordon Groce is an American college basketball coach and the current head coach of the University of Illinois Fighting Illini men's basketball team.

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Whitney Cerak is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Whitney Cerak Graduate student

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Carly Cerak is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Carly Cerak Older sister of Whitney Cerak.

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Andrew Belle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Andrew Belle Songwriter, Singer Andrew Belle, born Drew Fortson, is an American singer-songwriter. Belle is originally from Wheaton, Illinois. He moved to Nashville in 2009, and he currently also resides in Chicago. He married ...more

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Robert Wolgemuth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Taylor University Alumni
Robert Wolgemuth Robert Wolgemuth is a best-selling author and Former Chairman of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Wolgemuth has authored over 20 books and has been in the publishing business ...more