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Distinguished 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

RALPH ELLISON
author, scholar,
literary writer

AMELIA BOYNTON
ROBINSON

civil rights pioneer

KEENAN IVORY WAYANS
film/television actor
entertainer, producer

HERMAN J. RUSSELL
construction executive,
entrepreneur 

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

BILL WINSTON
Bill Winston Ministries,
entrepreneur

Richard T. Jones

RICHARD T. JONES
American actor
in film and tv

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

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

DANIELLE SPENCER
television actress,
entertainer, veterinarian

DAVID WILSON
President of
Morgan State Univ.

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

ROSCOE MOORE
Rear Admiral,
veterinarian

ELIZABETH WRIGHT
founder of
Voorhees College

Barron Witherspoon

BARRON WITHERSPOON
Procter & Gamble VP
 and General Manager

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

PTOLEMY A. REID
former Prime Minister
of Guyana, veterinarian

ROBERT BENHAM
1st Black Georgia
Supreme Court Judge

PEBBLIN WARREN
State Representative,
Bd. of Trustees member

RAY NAGIN
former Mayor of
New Orleans, LA

THOMAS M CAMPBELL
first United States
extension agent

MARILYN MOSBY 
Baltimore City
State's Attorney

PEYTON WILLIAMS 
Asst. State School
Superintendent-Georgia

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

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

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

Teddy Wilson

THEODORE "Teddy" WILSON
American jazz pianist, played w/
Armstrong, Goodman, Horne

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

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

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

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This ongoing list is compiled by 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 T.U. Office of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing, 221 Kresge Center, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088 or e-mail us at marketing@tuskegee.edu.