Tennessee State University

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey
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Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: January 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: June 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 12, 1994

 3 Erika Costell

Erika Costell
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bedford, Michigan, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 Hillary Scott

Hillary Scott
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: singer-songwriter, songwriter, singer
Birthdate: April 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nashville
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Vivien Thomas

Vivien Thomas
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Surgeon
Birthdate: August 29, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Iberia, Louisiana, United States
Died: November 26, 1985

 6 Steven M. Greer

Steven M. Greer
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Ufologist
Birthdate: June 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charlotte

 7 Robert Covington

Robert Covington
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bellwood, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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 8 Anthony Mason

Anthony Mason
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: December 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: February 28, 2015
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 9 Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: April 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bradenton, Florida, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 10 Moses Gunn

Moses Gunn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: December 16, 1993

 11 Ed Jones

Ed Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: February 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jackson, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 12 Steve Moore

Steve Moore
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: ice hockey player
Birthdate: September 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thornhill

 13 Frank McRae

Frank McRae
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Actor, American Football Player
Birthdate: March 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: April 29, 2021
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 14 Wyomia Tyus

Wyomia Tyus
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Olympic Athlete
Birthdate: August 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Griffin, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 15 Brandon Heath

Brandon Heath
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nashville

 16 Lakatriona Brunson

Lakatriona Brunson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

 17 Hank Crawford

Hank Crawford
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: December 21, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: January 29, 2009

 18 Dick Barnett

Dick Barnett
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 19 Jimmy Blanton

Jimmy Blanton
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Bassist
Birthdate: October 5, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 30, 1942

 20 Carl Rowan

Carl Rowan
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ravenscroft, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 23, 2000

 21 Jaime Nared

Jaime Nared
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 Adrian Meronk

Adrian Meronk
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Golfer
Birthdate: May 31, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 23 Ed Temple

Ed Temple
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Coach
Birthdate: September 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 22, 2016