Tennessee State University

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Discover the notable alumni of Tennessee State University. The list includes people like Oprah Winfrey, Wilma Rudolph, Erika Costell, Hillary Scott & Brandon Heath. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as sportspersons, musicians, media personalities, singers and fashion etc.
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Oprah Winfrey
(Best Known for Her Daytime Syndicated Talk Show 'The Oprah Winfrey Show')
Oprah Winfrey
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Birthdate: January 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
Wilma Rudolph
(Sprinter and First American Woman to Win Three Gold Medals at the Single Olympics)
Wilma Rudolph
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 12, 1994
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Erika Costell
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bedford, Michigan, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
Hillary Scott
(singer-songwriter, songwriter, singer)
Hillary Scott
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nashville
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Vivien Thomas
(Surgeon)
Vivien Thomas
7
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 29, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Iberia, Louisiana, United States
Died: November 26, 1985
 6 
Robert Covington
(Basketball player)
Robert Covington
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bellwood, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 7 
Steven M. Greer
(Ufologist)
Steven M. Greer
3
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charlotte
 8 
Anthony Mason
(Basketball Player)
Anthony Mason
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: February 28, 2015
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 9 
Moses Gunn
(Actor)
Moses Gunn
0
Birthdate: October 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: December 16, 1993
 10 
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
(American football player)
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bradenton, Florida, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 11 
Ed Jones
(Football player)
Ed Jones
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jackson, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 12 
Frank McRae
(Actor, American Football Player)
Frank McRae
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: April 29, 2021
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 13 
Steve Moore
(ice hockey player)
Steve Moore
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thornhill
 14 
Wyomia Tyus
(Olympic Athlete)
Wyomia Tyus
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Griffin, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 15 
Dick Barnett
(Basketball player)
Dick Barnett
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 16 
Brandon Heath
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)
Brandon Heath
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nashville
 17 
Lakatriona Brunson
2
Birthdate: May 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
 18 
Hank Crawford
(Songwriter)
Hank Crawford
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 21, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: January 29, 2009
 19 
Adrian Meronk
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 31, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 20 
Carl Rowan
(Journalist)
Carl Rowan
0
Birthdate: August 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ravenscroft, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 23, 2000
 21 
Jimmy Blanton
(Bassist)
Jimmy Blanton
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 5, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 30, 1942
 22 
Jaime Nared
(Basketball player)
Jaime Nared
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
Ed Temple
(Coach)
Ed Temple
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 22, 2016