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

Items include everything from Jesse Helms to Anthony Dean Griffey.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Wingate University?” and “Which celebrities are Wingate University alumni?”
Jesse Helms is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Wingate University Alumni
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Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr. was an American politician and leader of the conservative movement. He was elected five times as a Republican to the United States Senate from North Carolina. As chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee from 1995 to 2001 he had a major voice in foreign policy. Helms helped organize and fund the conservative resurgence in the 1970s, focusing on Ronald Reagan's quest for the White House as well as helping many local and regional candidates. Helms was the longest-serving popularly elected Senator in North Carolina's history. He was widely credited with shifting the one-party state into a competitive two-party state. He successfully advocated that ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 87 (1921-2008)

Birthplace: Monroe, North Carolina, United States of America

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#12 on The Most Influential Republicans Who Were Once Democrats

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David Jones is a free agent American football cornerback in the National Football League. He was selected in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints. He played college football for Wingate University. Jones has also been a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Washington Redskins. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 30

Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America

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Lorinza Harrington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Wingate University Alumni
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Lorinza Harrington

Lorinza "Junior" Harrington Jr is an American professional basketball player. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: Wagram, North Carolina, United States of America


Donald Brown

Donald Brown is a Canadian football defensive back. He was signed as an free agent by the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League in 2008 and was released during the 2009 BC Lions season training camp. He played college football at Wingate. Brown also played for the Bloomington Edge. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 32

Birthplace: Morganton, North Carolina, United States of America