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Famous Xavier University Of Louisiana Alumni

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Earl Bostic and Karim Camara.

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

    Alexis Herman

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceMobile County, Ben May Main Library, Contiguous United States, United States of America, Area code 251

    Alexis Margaret Herman (born July 16, 1947) is an American politician who served as the 23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton. Herman was the first African-American to hold the...  more
  • 2


    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana

    Dr. Norman Christopher Francis (born March 20, 1931 in Lafayette, Louisiana), is a former president of Xavier University of Louisiana. He served the position from 1968-2015 as the first lay...  more
  • 3

    Annie Easley

    Mathematician, Computer scientist

    AgeDec. at 78 (1933-2011)

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama

    Annie J. Easley (April 23, 1933 – June 25, 2011) was an African-American computer scientist, mathematician, and rocket scientist. She worked for the Lewis Research Center (now Glenn Research Center)...  more
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    Ernest Nathan Morial

    Judge, Politician

    AgeDec. at 60 (1929-1989)

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    Ernest Nathan Morial, known as Dutch Morial (October 9, 1929 – December 24, 1989), was an American political figure and a leading civil rights advocate. He was the first African-American mayor of New...  more
  • 5

    Nathaniel Clifton

    Basketball player

    AgeDec. at 67 (1922-1990)

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

    Nathaniel "Sweetwater" Clifton (born Clifton Nathaniel; October 13, 1922 – August 31, 1990) was an American multi-sport athlete best known as one of the first African Americans to play in the...  more
  • 6

    Bernard P. Randolph

    Bernard Peter Randolph (born July 10, 1933) is a retired United States Air Force General who served as Commander, Air Force Systems Command (COMAFSC) from 1987 to 1990....  more
  • 7

    Bruce Seals

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    Bruce A. Seals (born (1953-06-18)June 18, 1953) is a retired American basketball player, whose career included stints in both the ABA and the NBA. Seals was drafted in the first round by the Utah...  more
  • 8

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    A career lawyer, entrepreneur and public servant, Harry E. Johnson (b. in St. Louis, Missouri, United States), is a partner at the Law Office of Glenn and Johnson in Houston, Texas. He served as...  more
  • 9

    Regina Benjamin

    Physician, Surgeon


    BirthplaceMobile County, Ben May Main Library, Contiguous United States, United States of America, Area code 251

    Regina Marcia Benjamin (born October 26, 1956) is an American physician and a former vice admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who served as the 18th Surgeon General of the...  more
  • 10

    Slick Watts

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceRolling Fork, Mississippi

    Donald Earl "Slick" Watts (born July 22, 1951) is an American former basketball player.Watts was not selected by any team in the 1973 NBA draft, but his coach at Xavier University of Louisiana was a...  more
  • 11

    John Stroger


    AgeDec. at 78 (1929-2008)

    BirthplaceHelena, Arkansas

    John H. Stroger, Jr. (May 19, 1929 – January 18, 2008) was an American politician who served from 1994 until 2006 as the first African-American president of the Cook County, Illinois Board of...  more
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    Todd Stroger



    Todd H. Stroger (born January 14, 1963) is the former president of the Cook County, Illinois Board and a former alderman for the 8th Ward in Chicago. Stroger is a member of the Democratic Party. In...  more
  • 14

    Aaron Henry


    AgeDec. at 74 (1922-1997)

    BirthplaceDublin, Mississippi

    Aaron Henry (July 2, 1922 – May 19, 1997) was an American civil rights leader, politician, and head of the Mississippi branch of the NAACP. He was one of the founders of the Mississippi Freedom...  more
  • 15

    Earl Bostic


    AgeDec. at 53 (1912-1965)

    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma

    Eugene Earl Bostic (April 25, 1913 – October 28, 1965) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and a pioneer of the post-war American rhythm and blues style. He had a number of popular hits such as...  more
  • 16

    John Boutté



    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    John Boutté (born November 3, 1958) is an American jazz singer based in New Orleans, Louisiana, who has been active since the mid-1990s. He is known for diverse music style that goes beyond jazz to...  more
  • 17

    Karim Camara



    BirthplaceCrown Heights, New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York

    Karim Camara (born June 3, 1971) is politician and former Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, where he represented the 43rd Assembly District which includes parts of the Brooklyn...  more
  • 18

    Madonna Constantine

    Educator, Professor
    Madonna G. Constantine was an American psychology and education professor who formerly taught at Teachers College, Columbia University. She was fired in 2008 on grounds of plagiarism....  more
  • 19

    Marino Casem

    Marino H. "The Godfather" Casem (born June 23, 1934) is a former American football coach and athletic administrator. He served as the head football coach at Alabama State University (1963), Alcorn...  more
  • 20

    Ivan L. R. Lemelle

    Ivan L. R. Lemelle (born 1950) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana....  more
  • 21
    Candice Dontrelle Stewart (born September 19, 1983) is an American television personality and beauty pageant titleholder from Metairie, Louisiana. She competed in the Miss Teen USA and Miss USA...  more
  • 22
    Bryant Terry is an African American vegan eco-chef, food justice activist, and author. His most recent book is Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed, which was...  more
  • 23

    Brian Anthony Jackson

    Brian Anthony Jackson (born 1960) is an American lawyer and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana....  more
  • 24

    Emmitt Douglas

    Emmitt James Douglas (October 14, 1926 – March 25, 1981) was an African-American businessman from New Roads, Louisiana, who served as president of his state's National Association for the Advancement...  more
  • 25

    John T. Scott

    Sculptor, Artist

    AgeDec. at 67 (1940-2007)

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    John T. Scott (June 30, 1940 - September 1, 2007) was an African-American sculptor, painter, printmaker and collagist....  more