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Famous The College Of New Jersey Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to The College of New Jersey and be of some renown.

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

Chris Smith and Holly Black are included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to The College of New Jersey?” and “Which celebrities are The College of New Jersey alumni?”
  • 1

    Robert F. Stockton

    Politician, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 71 (1795-1866)

    BirthplaceMercer County, Princeton, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States

    Robert Field Stockton (August 20, 1795 – October 7, 1866) was a United States Navy commodore, notable in the capture of California during the Mexican–American War. He was a naval innovator and an...  more
  • 2


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Joseph Adamo Mussomeli (born May 26, 1952) was an employee of the United States Department of State and is the former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Slovenia and the Kingdom of Cambodia....  more
  • 3

    Holly Black

    Editor, Novelist


    BirthplaceWest Long Branch, New Jersey

    Holly Black née Riggenbach (born November 10, 1971) is an American writer and editor best known for The Spiderwick Chronicles, a series of children's fantasy books she created with writer and...  more
  • 4

    James Florio



    BirthplaceNew York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States

    James Joseph Florio (born August 29, 1937) is an American Democratic politician who served as the 49th Governor of New Jersey from 1990 to 1994, the first Italian American to hold the position (he is...  more
  • 5

    Shirley Turner



    BirthplaceContiguous United States, United States of America, Dover, United States, with Territories

    Shirley Kersey Turner (born July 3, 1941) is an American Democratic Party politician, who has been serving in the New Jersey State Senate since 1998, where she represents the 15th Legislative...  more
  • 6

    Chris Smith



    BirthplaceUnion County, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    Christopher Henry Smith (born March 4, 1953) is an American politician currently serving in his 20th term as the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district, having served since...  more
  • 7

    Joseph R. Malone



    BirthplaceTrenton, New Jersey

    Joseph R. Malone III (born October 1, 1949) is an American Republican Party politician who served in the New Jersey General Assembly from 1993 until 2012, representing the 30th Legislative District...  more
  • 8

    Guy Chiarello

    Businessperson, IT Director
    Guy Chiarello is the former Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Morgan Stanley. He was promoted to managing director of Morgan Stanley in 1997 and named as its first CTO in 2000....  more
  • 9

    Greg Grant

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceTrenton, New Jersey

    Gregory Alan Grant (born August 29, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball player. Growing up in a broken home, Grant worked in a fish market while in high school. After being discovered...  more
  • 10

    Jeff Feuerzeig

    Screenwriter, Film Director


    Jeff Feuerzeig (born 1964) is an American film director and screenwriter best known for The Devil and Daniel Johnston, his profile of cult musician and outsider artist Daniel Johnston, for which he...  more
  • 11
    Concetta "Connie" Wagner (born July 7, 1948) is an American Democratic Party politician, who had served in the New Jersey General Assembly since January 8, 2008, where she had represented the 38th...  more
  • 12

    Daniel Van Pelt

    Daniel Van Pelt (born September 4, 1964) is an American Republican politician, who served in the New Jersey General Assembly from January 8, 2008, until July 31, 2009, when he resigned after being...  more
  • 13

    Tom McCarthy

    Announcer, Journalist


    Tom McCarthy (born July 5, 1968) is an American sports broadcaster. He is the play-by-play announcer for Philadelphia Phillies television broadcasts and also calls National Football League games for...  more
  • 14

    Michael Vega



    BirthplaceColorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

    Michael Vega (born September 4, 1969 in Colorado Springs, Colorado) is an American actor. He grew up in central New Jersey and attended Trenton State College where he studied theatre and...  more
  • 15

    Adam Mamawala

    Adam Mamawala (born May 18, 1987, Aurora, Illinois) is an American stand-up comic. He graduated from Hillsborough High School in Hillsborough Township, New Jersey in 2005 and graduated from The...  more
  • 16

    Thaddeus Dod

    Thaddeus Dod (March 7, 1740 – May 20, 1793) was a prominent Presbyterian minister in Western Pennsylvania. He is one of the founders of Washington & Jefferson College. Dod's ancestors were English...  more
  • 17

    Melanie Balcomb

    Melanie Balcomb (born September 24, 1962), was the head coach of the Vanderbilt women's basketball team.Balcomb attended Hightstown High School, in Hightstown, New Jersey, where she starred as a...  more
  • 18

    Tom Kraeutler

    Tom Kraeutler is a home improvement authority, author, and broadcast journalist. Kraeutler co-hosts (with Leslie Segrete) the nationally syndicated The Money Pit Home Improvement Radio Show broadcast...  more
  • 19

    Eric Hamilton



    BirthplaceBordentown, New Jersey

    Eric Hamilton (born September 19, 1953) is a retired American football coach. Hamilton was head football coach at The College of New Jersey from 1977 through 2012. He ended his career with a record...  more
  • 20

    Julianna White

    The Miss New Jersey USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of New Jersey in the Miss USA pageant. It is produced by D&D Productions. New Jersey has had only...  more
  • 21

    David L. Richards

    David L. Richards is Associate Professor of Political Science and Human Rights at the University of Connecticut. He received his Ph.D. in 1999 from The State University of New York at Binghamton. He...  more
  • 22

    Juan Mauricio Wurmser

    Juan Mauricio Wurmser is a founding partner, President and CEO of Wurmser Ogilvy & Mather, the O&M advertising firm in Guatemala. He is also founding partner and Chairman of Hill + Knowlton...  more
  • 23

    Marvin Rosen

    Marvin Rosen is an American pianist, music educator, musicologist and host of the weekly radio program Classical Discoveries, which airs on WPRB 103.3 FM in Princeton, New Jersey. He is best known...  more
  • 24


    BirthplaceTrenton, New Jersey, USA

    Tyrus Richard Treadway (born February 11, 1967) is an American game show host, actor, and talk show host. Treadway co-hosted Soap Talk with Lisa Rinna....  more

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