12 Notable alumni of
University of North Carolina at Asheville

The University of North Carolina at Asheville is 2334th in the world, 800th in North America, and 756th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 12 notable alumni from the University of North Carolina at Asheville sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Kenny George

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    Kenny George
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Kenneth George Jr. is an American retired basketball player. Somewhere between 7 ft 7 in (2.31 m) and 7 ft 9 in (2.36 m), he was the tallest basketball player in the United States during the two years he played for the UNC Asheville Bulldogs, and may have been the tallest player in the history of college basketball.

  2. Princess Sophie of Romania

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    Princess Sophie of Romania
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    art collectorphotographerarchitectural photographer
    Biography

    Princess Sophie of Romania is the fourth daughter of King Michael I and Queen Anne of Romania.

  3. Ty Wigginton

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    Ty Wigginton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Ty Allen Wigginton is an American former professional baseball infielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles, Colorado Rockies, Philadelphia Phillies, and St. Louis Cardinals. He mainly played as a first and third baseman, but also platooned as an infielder and an outfielder during his career. He bats and throws right-handed. Wigginton resides in Chula Vista, California.

  4. Keith Hornsby

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    Keith Hornsby
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Enrolled in the University of North Carolina at Asheville
    Studied in 2011-2013
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Keith Randall Hornsby is an American professional basketball player for EWE Baskets Oldenburg of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). He played college basketball for UNC Asheville and LSU.

  5. Molly Burch

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    Molly Burch
    Occupations
    singersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Molly Burch is an American singer-songwriter. Based in Austin, Texas, her music often reflects themes of heartbreak and loss. She is the lead vocalist and writer. Burch studied jazz vocal performance at UNC Asheville and gravitated towards vocalists such as Nina Simone and Billie Holiday. A reviewer described her music as an "intoxicating ode to an unrequited love" as from a "smoky club chanteuse". She recorded the albums Please Be Mine (Captured Tracks, 2017), First Flower (Captured Tracks, 2018), and The Molly Burch Christmas Album (Captured Tracks, 2019).

  6. Tony Campana

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    Tony Campana
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Anthony Edward Campana is an American former professional baseball center fielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago Cubs, Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

  7. Andrew Rowsey

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    Andrew Rowsey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Andrew Rowsey is an American professional basketball player for the Lakeland Magic of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for the UNC Asheville Bulldogs and the Marquette Golden Eagles.

  8. Nick McDevitt

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    Nick McDevitt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Nicholas Bryan McDevitt is a college basketball coach and the current head coach for Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). McDevitt came to MTSU from his alma mater, UNC Asheville, where he compiled a 98–66 record and led the Bulldogs to consecutive Big South Conference regular season titles in 2017 and 2018.

  9. Jaleel Roberts

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    Jaleel Roberts
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Jaleel Roberts is an American professional basketball player who last played for Mantarrayas de La Paz of the Circuito de Baloncesto de la Costa del Pacífico (CIBACOPA). He played college basketball for UNC Asheville.

  10. Anne-Marie Baiynd

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    Anne-Marie Baiynd
    Born in
    Trinidad and Tobago Flag Trinidad and Tobago
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    financial analystwriter
    Biography

    Anne-Marie Baiynd is an American author, financial analyst, technical analyst. Baiynd published her Market Positioning System (MPS) in 2011 to educate beginning day traders on the tools and techniques that have her listed in Traders At Work: World's Most Successful Traders Make Their Living in the Markets. Baiynd runs a day trading room where subscribers can follow her trades online and provides swing trading set-ups as well as trading education through her web site.

  11. Roy A. Taylor

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    Roy A. Taylor
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1910-1995 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Roy Arthur Taylor was a U.S. Representative from North Carolina.

  12. Timothy Lee Barnwell

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    Timothy Lee Barnwell
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    photographerphotojournalistjournalist
    Biography

    Timothy Lee Barnwell is an American author, commercial photographer, and fine art photographer based in Asheville, NC. His photojournalistic work has been published in dozens of publications including Time, Newsweek, Mother Jones, Billboard, LensWork, National Parks, American Craft, Outdoor Photographer, Blue Ridge Country, Our State, Smoky Mountain Living, Ceramics Monthly, and B & W magazine. An amateur astronomer, he is one of the founding members of the Astronomy Club of Asheville. Mr. Barnwell served as club president for many years and has had images published in Sky & Telescope and Astronomy magazines. LensWork, a photographic magazine, ran cover stories on two portfolios of his work; "Appalachian Home" with interview in Issue #76 / May–June 2008 and "Jewels of the Southern Coast" in Issue 126 / September–October 2016.