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Famous University Of San Diego Alumni

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

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

List contains graduates like Phil Mickelson and Jim Parsons.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of San Diego?” and “Which celebrities are University of San Diego alumni?”
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Jim Parsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
James Joseph "Jim" Parsons is an American actor. He is best known for playing Sheldon Cooper in the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, with his performance often cited as a significant ...more
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Theo Epstein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Theo Nathaniel Epstein is the President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs. On November 25, 2002, he became the youngest GM in the history of Major League Baseball when the Boston Red ...more
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Mario Testino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Photographer
Mario Testino OBE is a Peruvian fashion photographer. His work has been featured in magazines such as Vogue and Vanity Fair. His career highpoint came in 1997 when he was chosen by Princess ...more
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Craig Venter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Geneticist, Biologist, Entrepreneur
John Craig Venter is an American biochemist, geneticist, and entrepreneur. He is known for being one of the first to sequence the human genome and the first to transfect a cell with a synthetic ...more
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Shelley Berkley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Rochelle "Shelley" Berkley was the U.S. Representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district, serving since 1999 until 2013. In 2012, she was an unsuccessful candidate for U.S. ...more
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Pat Quinn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Coach
John Brian Patrick Quinn, OC was a Canadian ice hockey player, head coach, and executive. Known by the nickname "The Big Irishman", he coached for the National Hockey League's ...more
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George Thomas Coker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
George Thomas Coker is a retired US Navy Commander, honored with the Navy Cross for his leadership as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War, and a Distinguished Eagle Scout noted for his ...more
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Robert Mitinger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
American football player, Lawyer
Robert Bray Mitinger was a professional football player, attorney and civic leader.
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Liam E. McGee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Businessperson
Liam E. McGee is president of the Consumer Small Business Bank for Bank of America.
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Dave Camp is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
David Lee "Dave" Camp is an American politician who has served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1991 to 2015. Camp represented Michigan's 4th ...more
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Mike Brown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Basketball Coach, Coach
Michael “Mike” Brown is an American basketball coach. He is the former head coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the National Basketball Association. He has also coached the Los Angeles Lakers, ...more
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Dave Cox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Insurance broker, Politician
David E. Cox was an American politician from Holdenville, Oklahoma. A Republican, he served as a California State Senator, representing the 1st district from December 2004 until his death in ...more
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Frances Townsend is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Frances M. Fragos Townsend is the former Homeland Security Advisor to United States President George W. Bush and TV personality. Townsend was appointed to this position by President Bush on May ...more
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Robert Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Businessperson, Lawyer
Robert George Kardashian was an American attorney and businessman. He gained national recognition as O. J. Simpson's friend and defense attorney during Simpson's 1995 murder trial. He had four ...more
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Chris Bauer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Actor
Mark Christopher "Chris" Bauer is an American film and television actor. Bauer's work includes roles in 8mm, The Devil's Advocate, The Conspirator, and Snow White: A Tale of Terror. ...more
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Lynn Schenk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Politician
Lynn Schenk is a former American Democratic politician from the state of California. She served one term in the United States House of Representatives, from 1993 to 1995. Schenk was born in ...more
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Johnathan Ingram is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Johnathan Ingram American football player
Johnathan Jerome Ingram is an American football offensive lineman for the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League. He was originally signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free ...more
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Andrew Firestone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Businessperson, TV Personality
Andrew Boulton Firestone is an American TV reality show personality. He is the son of Brooks Firestone, a grandson of Leonard Firestone, and a great-grandson of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company ...more
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Jason Keep is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Jason Beau Keep is a professional basketball player previously in the Philippine Basketball Association who played as an import for the Welcoat Dragons. He was not drafted in the 2003 NBA Draft. ...more
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Brady Clark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Brady Clark Baseball player
Brady William Clark is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. Brady is a class of 1991 graduate of Sunset High School in Portland, Oregon and 1996 graduate of the University of San Diego, ...more
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Eric Musselman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Coach
Eric Patrick Musselman is an American basketball coach who is the current head coach at the University of Nevada, Reno. The son of former NBA head coach Bill Musselman, Eric Musselman was a head ...more
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Brian Matusz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Brian Matusz Baseball player
Brian Robert Matusz is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles of Major League Baseball.
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Ethan Watts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Ethan Mahoney Watts is a former American volleyball player, who was a member of the United States men's national volleyball team that finished in ninth place at the 1996 Summer Olympics in ...more
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Heather Raffo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
Actor, Writer, Playwright
Heather Raffo is a Lucille Lortel Award-winning Iraqi American playwright and actress, best known for her leading role in the one-woman play 9 Parts of Desire.
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Josh Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of San Diego Alumni
American football player
Joshua Johnson is an American football quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL ...more