List of James Madison University alumni
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The following is a list of James Madison University alumni.
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- Jim Acosta, reporter for CNN's American Morning program
- Steve Buckhantz, basketball play-by-play announcer for the Washington Wizards
- Gary Clark, football player
- Lindsay Czarniak - sports anchor
- John DeFilippo, NFL QB coach
- Dion Foxx, former American football linebacker in the National Football League
- Charles Haley, football player
- Akeem Jordan, football player 
- Christina Julien, women's professional soccer player, member of 2011 Canadian women's world cup team
- Rodney Landers, football player
- Arthur Moats, NFL linebacker and defensive end for the Buffalo Bills
- Kurt Morsink, soccer player
- Scott Norwood, football player
- Ed Perry, football player
- Colin Pine, interpreter for Yao Ming
- John Roberts, Speed TV host
- Elliott Sadler, racecar driver *did not graduate
- Billy Sample, baseball player and broadcaster
- C. J. Sapong, Major League Soccer player (forward position) for Sporting Kansas City, 2011 MLS Rookie of the Year
- Mike Venafro, baseball player
- Tamera Young, basketball player
- Nick Zimmerman, Major League Soccer player for Philadelphia Union
- Chris Chavis, WWE Professional wrestler, his ringname is Tatanka
- Marcia Angell, Harvard University Medical School faculty member
- Kembrew McLeod, faculty member at University of Iowa
- Matt Bondurant, author of The Wettest County in the World, professor at the University of Texas at Dallas
Music and entertainment
- Margaret Becker, Grammy-nominated Christian rock musician
- The Bigger Lights, Alternative 21st Century Rock Band
- Julia Campbell, newspaper journalist and reporter for CourtTV
- Ross Copperman, recording artist
- Everything (band), 90's Rock band
- Barbara Hall, TV producer and writer
- Keith Howland, musician (Chicago)
- Jon Finkel, sportswriter, author of The Dadvantage
- Steve James, documentary producer and director
- Craig Klein, Voice Actor
- David LaMotte, musician, author, activist
- Tim Leffel, travel book author and editor/founder of Perceptive Travel webzine
- Nathan Lyon, host of Discovery Health's television series, A Lyon in the Kitchen.
- Mark Jordan Legan, TV and film writer
- Karen McCullah Lutz, screenwriter
- Leroi Moore, musician (Dave Matthews Band)
- Jon Pineda, author
- Reshma Shetty, actress (Royal Pains)
- Chris Sprouse, comic book artist
- Steven Smith, Fuse TV Video Jockey
- Patricia Southall, Miss Virginia USA, first runner-up Miss USA
- Phoef Sutton, film and television writer
- Butch Taylor, musician (Dave Matthews Band)
- Chuck Taylor, music journalist
- Phil Vassar, country music singer* awarded honorary degree
- Andrew York, musician and composer
- Gifts From Enola '00s post-rock band
- Steven Arhancet, Professional eSports Manager. Currently managing Team Curse, League of Legends team.  
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- Melanie Blunt, First Lady of Missouri (2005–2009)
- Kirk Cox, majority leader in the Virginia House of Delegates
- Sean F. Dalton, member of the New Jersey General Assembly
- Emmett Hanger, Virginia State Senator
- Ryan McDougle, Virginia State Senator
- Scott Surovell, Virginia State Delegate
- Mike Wissot, political pollster and market research specialist
- Liza Wright, served George W. Bush as Assistant to President for Presidential Personnel and Director of Presidential Personnel
- C.J. Hart, CEO of California Pizza Kitchen and former CEO of Texas Roadhouse 
- John-Paul Lee, founder & CEO of Tavalon Tea
- Angela Orebaugh, computer scientist
- Christopher Soghoian, researcher, activist and blogger
- Taylor, Liz (December 1, 2004). "CBS News' Jim Acosta ('93) joins Dan Rather on the set for blackout story". Montpelier. Retrieved 2007-06-24.
- "Gary Clark". Thehogs.net. Retrieved 2007-07-17.
- "Meet the News Team". WRC-TV. Retrieved 2007-07-16.
- "Dion Foxx". NFL Enterprises LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2012.
- "Charles Haley". Databasefootball.com. Retrieved 2007-07-21.
- "Akeem Raphael Jordan". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
- "Arthur Moats". NFL Enterprises LLC. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
- "Scott Allen Norwood". Pro-Football-Reference.Com. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
- "ESPN Player Card". Retrieved 2007-07-21.
- "John Roberts Bio". Speed TV. Archived from the original on 2007-06-12. Retrieved 2007-07-17.
- Berman, Mark (June 27, 2006). "Homecoming all in a day's work for Salem native Sample". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved 2006-10-19.
- "Mike Venafro Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 15, 2012.
- Dr. Marcia Angell at the National Library of Medicine. Accessed July 17, 2007.
- "Phil Vassar Biography". Musician Guide. Retrieved 2009-07-14.
-  Accessed Aug. 19,2013.
-  Accessed Aug. 19,2013.
- Assemblyman Sean F. Dalton, backed up by the Internet Archive as of February 5, 1997. Accessed June 17, 2010.
- http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/money_co/2011/08/california-pizza-kitchen-ceo-texas-roadhouse.html California Pizza Kitchen hires new CEO from Texas Roadhouse