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Famous Trinity University Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Trinity University and be of some renown.

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

This list has everything from Jaclyn Smith to Alice Walton.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Trinity University?” and “Which celebrities are Trinity University alumni?”
  • 1

    Jaclyn Smith

    Businessperson, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

    Alternative NameJaclyn Ellen Smith

    Jacquelyn Ellen "Jaclyn" Smith (born October 26, 1945) is an American actress and businesswoman. She is known for her role as Kelly Garrett in the television series Charlie's Angels (1976–1981), and...  more

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    #221 of 349 The Best Actresses In Film History#185 of 362 The Greatest Entertainers Of All Time

  • 2
    Alice Louise Walton (born October 7, 1949) is an heir to the fortune of Walmart Inc. She is the daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton and Helen Walton, and sister of S. Robson Walton, Jim Walton and...  more
  • 3

    Jerry Grote

    Manager, Baseball player


    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

    Gerald Wayne Grote (born October 6, 1942) is an American former professional baseball player. He played the majority of his Major League Baseball career as a catcher for the New York Mets, catching...  more
  • 4

    John Hagee

    Screenwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceBaytown, Texas, United States of America

    John Charles Hagee (born April 12, 1940) is the founder and senior pastor of Cornerstone Church, a megachurch in San Antonio, Texas. Hagee is the founder and National Chairman of the...  more
  • 5

    Michael McCaul

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceTexas, Dallas, Contiguous United States, Area code 972, United States of America

    Michael Thomas McCaul Sr. (born January 14, 1962) is an American attorney and politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district, since 2005. During 113th, 114th,...  more
  • 6

    Jerheme Urban

    American football player


    BirthplaceVictoria, Texas

    Jerheme Wayne Urban (born November 26, 1980) is an American football coach and former player. He is the head football coach at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Urban played professionally as...  more
  • 7

    Thomas Mitchell Campbell

    Thomas Mitchell Campbell (April 22, 1856 – April 1, 1923) was the 24th Governor of Texas, serving two terms from 1907 to 1911. He was an attorney and businessman, working as a manager for the...  more
  • 8

    Uma Pemmaraju



    BirthplaceRajahmundry, India

    Uma Devi Pemmaraju (born 31 March 1958) is an American anchor and host on the Fox News Channel cable network. Pemmaraju, who was raised in San Antonio, Texas, is currently a host/anchor of...  more
  • 9

    Naomi Shihab Nye

    Poet, Songwriter


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Naomi Shihab Nye (Arabic: نعومي شهاب ناي‎), (born March 12, 1952) is a poet, songwriter, and novelist. She was born to a Palestinian father and an American mother. She began composing her first poem...  more
  • 10

    Oscar K. Allen

    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 53 (1882-1936)

    BirthplaceLouisiana, United States of America

    Oscar Kelly Allen Sr. (August 8, 1882 – January 28, 1936), also known as O. K. Allen, was the 42nd Governor of Louisiana from 1932 to 1936. Allen succeeded Alvin Olin King, who served briefly in the...  more
  • 11


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

    John Cornyn III (born February 2, 1952) is an American politician and attorney serving as the senior United States Senator for Texas since 2002. He was the Republican Senate Majority Whip for the...  more
  • 12
    John Robert Silber (August 15, 1926 – September 27, 2012) was an American academician and candidate for public office. From 1971 to 1996, he was President of Boston University (BU) and, from 1996 to...  more
  • 13

    David Prager

    David Lawrence Prager (born January 17, 1977) is one of the co-founders and Vice President of Special Projects for Revision3. He has also worked for ZDTV, TechTV, and G4....  more
  • 14

    Gibby Haynes

    Painter, Musician


    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, United States of America

    Gibson Jerome Haynes (born September 30, 1957) is an American musician, radio personality, painter, and the lead singer of the band Butthole Surfers....  more
  • 15

    Davey Johnson

    Manager, Baseball player


    BirthplaceOrlando, Florida, United States of America

    David Allen Johnson (born January 30, 1943) is an American former professional baseball player and manager. He played for the Baltimore Orioles (1965–1972), Atlanta Braves (1973–1975), Yomiuri Giants...  more
  • 16

    Keith Szarabajka

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceOak Park, Illinois, USA

    Alternative NameKieth Szarabajka, Keith Szarabaijka, Keith Szarabjaka, Keith Szarajka, Keith Sarabajka

    Keith Szarabajka (; Polish: [ʂaraˈbajka]; born December 2, 1952) is an American actor and voice actor known as Mickey Kostmayer in The Equalizer, Daniel Holtz in Angel, Harlan Williams in Golden...  more
  • 17

    Marshall Hays

    Marshall Hays (born June 5, 1973) is an American entrepreneur. Raised in a suburb of Houston, Texas, Hays was a 1995 graduate of Trinity University, where he earned Bachelor of Science degrees in...  more
  • 18

    Diana Castro Hagee



    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas

  • 19

    Obert Logan

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 61 (1941-2003)

    BirthplaceYoakum, Texas

    Obert Clark "Butch" Logan (December 6, 1941 – January 21, 2003) was an American football safety in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints. He played college...  more
  • 20

    James N. Harrell

    Soldier, Actor

    AgeDec. at 81 (1918-2000)

    BirthplaceTexas, USA, Waco

    James Nelson Harrell (September 3, 1918 – February 1, 2000), also known as James N. Harrell, was an American actor....  more
  • 21

    Paul Leary

    Record producer, Guitarist


    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Paul Leary (born May 7, 1957) is an American musician from Austin, Texas, best known as the guitarist for American rock band Butthole Surfers. He is also the producer of a number of songs and albums...  more
  • 22

    John E. Exner


    AgeDec. at 78 (1928-2006)

    BirthplaceSyracuse, New York

    John E. Exner, Jr. (1928 – February 20, 2006), born in Syracuse, New York, was an American psychologist. He received a BS and an MS degree in psychology from Trinity University and a PhD in clinical...  more
  • 23

    Malouf Abraham, Jr.

    Businessperson, Physician


    BirthplaceCanadian, Texas

    Malouf Abraham Jr. (born March 29, 1939), is a Lebanese-American retired physician and active art collector from Canadian, a community in the Texas Panhandle and the county seat of Hemphill County....  more
  • 24

    Denise Chavez

    Theatre Director, Writer


    BirthplaceLas Cruces, New Mexico

    Denise Elia Chávez (born August 15, 1948) is a Chicana author, playwright, and stage director. She has also taught classes at New Mexico State University. She is based in New Mexico....  more
  • 25

    Henry T. Waskow

    Captain Henry Thomas Waskow (September 24, 1918 – December 14, 1943) was a United States Army officer, with the rank of captain, memorialized in Ernie Pyle's dispatch "The Death of Captain Waskow,"...  more