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                       Notable Alumni of Tuskegee University

  LONNIE JOHNSON
   inventor, engineer,
   entrepreneur

LIONEL RICHIE
singer, songwriter,
entertainer

ALICE COACHMAN
 Olympics athlete,
 gold medal winner

TOM JOYNER
syndicated radio
host, entertainer

GENERAL DANIEL
 "Chappie" JAMES JR.

 1st Black 4-Star General

Richard T. Jones

RICHARD T. JONES
American actor
in film and tv

AMELIA BOYNTON
ROBINSON

civil rights pioneer

KEENAN IVORY WAYANS
film/television actor
entertainer, producer

Kayla Freeman

2nd Lt. KAYLA FREEMAN
Alabama National Guard's
first black female pilot

RALPH ELLISON
author, scholar,
literary writer

BILL WINSTON
Bill Winston Ministries,
entrepreneur

Dr. Diarra Blue, veterinarian on Vet Life, Animal Planet show

DR. DIARRA BLUE
tv star of Animal Planet's
'The Vet Life'

THEODORE COHN
President of Amer Vet Med Asso
AVMA (2013-14) 

HON. BELVIN PERRY JR.
Chief Judge, 9th Circuit
Osceola County, FL 

Kevin Avery

KEVIN AVERY
television writer/comedian
Emmy Award Winner

DANIELLE SPENCER
television actress,
entertainer, veterinarian

MILTON C. DAVIS
attorney, former Ala.
Asst. Attorney General

ELIZABETH WRIGHT
founder of
Voorhees College

Rickey Smiley

RICKEY SMILEY
comedian, tv host, actor,
entertainer, radio personality

Barron Witherspoon

BARRON WITHERSPOON
Procter & Gamble VP
 and General Manager

Clifton Phelps

CLIFTON PHELPS
owner (with brothers) of
JCP Construction Co.

Frank B. Walker

FRANK B. WALKER
NFL Football Player w/Ravens,
Giants, Packers, & Cowboys

HON. PEBBLIN WARREN
State Representative,
Board of Trustees member

Major Mikita R. Brown

MAJ. MIKITA R. BROWN
U.S. Air Force - CUAS
Director of Defense

Herman J. Russell Sr

HERMAN J. RUSSELL
construction executive,
entrepreneur 

THOMAS M CAMPBELL
first United States
extension agent

MARILYN MOSBY 
Baltimore City
State's Attorney

Drayton Florence

DRAYTON FLORENCE
NFL Football Player w/Panthers,
Bills, Chargers, & Jaguars

HON. ALEXANDER GREEN
U.S. Congressional Rep.
9th Dist.-Houston, Texas

HON. ROBERT BENHAM
1st Black Georgia
Supreme Court Judge

Vera King Farris

VERA KING FARRIS
scientist and former President
of Richard Stockton College (NJ)

Albert Murray

ALBERT MURRAY
American literary and jazz
critic, novelist, essayist

HON. RANDOLPH BAXTER
retired Federal Judge,
U.S. Bankruptcy Court 

Betty Sanders Shabazz

BETTY SANDERS SHABAZZ
civil rights advocate,
educator, wife of Malcolm X

Percy Sutton

PERCY ELLIS SUTTON
lawyer, Freedom Rider,
Manhattan borough president

Teddy Wilson

THEODORE "Teddy" WILSON
jazz pianist, played with
Armstrong, Goodman, Horne

MARVALENE HUGHES
former President of
Dillard Univ. & Cal. State Univ

Lawrence E. Roberts

LAWRENCE E. ROBERTS
U.S. Air Force Colonel,
pilot with Tuskegee Airmen

Greg Tillery

GREG TILLERY
New Orleans Restauranteur
"We Dat Chicken & Shrimp"

ROSCOE MOORE
Rear Admiral,
veterinarian

PTOLEMY A. REID
former Prime Minister
of Guyana, veterinarian

MACK C. GASTON
retired Rear Admiral,
U.S. Navy 

WILLIAM SAUNDERS
retired Colonel,
 U.S. Air Force pilot

Matthew Alexander

DR. MATTHEW ALEXANDER
School Superintendent
 Barbour County Schools

Kyra Davenport

KYRA DAVENPORT
reporter, publicist,
communications professional

Judge Alfonza Menefee

HON. ALFONZA MENEFEE
1st Black male President of
Ala. Asso. of Probate Judges

PEYTON WILLIAMS 
Asst. State School
Superintendent-Georgia

Collette V. Smith, first african american female NFL coach

COLLETTE V. SMITH 
1st African American NFL 
female coach (New York Jets)

Dr. Jessica Clemons

DR. JESSICA CLEMONS
New York City
doctor of psychiatry

CHARLES E. WILLIAMS
U.S. Army General (ret.)
former Chair-Bd of Trustees

DAVID WILSON
President of
Morgan State Univ.

Lumumba Chokwe, mayor of Jackson, Mississippi

CHOKWE LUMUMBA
Mayor of Jackson, MS
attorney

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This ongoing list is compiled from suggestions given to the Tuskegee University Office of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing. Please e-mail or send suggestions, changes, biographies, photos and quotes from these and other distinguished Tuskegee University alumni to the Tuskegee University Office of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing, 221 Kresge Center, 1200 W. Montgomery Rd.,Tuskegee, AL 36088 or e-mail us at marketing@tuskegee.edu.