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Commencement Speakers

Commencement is an often anticipated ceremony where college graduates are awarded with their degree or diploma. For many students, commencement is a huge milestone in their academic or professional careers, and a time where they can celebrate all of their achievements at their institution. As graduates are ushered into the next chapter of their lives, an inspiring commencement speaker's message can stay with them for years after they hang up their cap and gown. These celebrities, business speakers, industry leaders, and successful alumni are accomplished keynote speakers who are a perfect addition to college graduation day.

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Jameela Jamil
(1 rating)

Actress, Outspoken Feminist & Body Positivity Advocate

James Clear
(2 ratings)

#1 New York Times Bestseller Atomic Habits & Personal Development Expert

Bobby Berk

Founder & Creative Director at Bobby Berk Home; Interior Designer on Netflix's "Queer Eye"

Antoni Porowski
(2 ratings)

Chef, Model & TV Personality Known for Netflix's "Queer Eye"

Tan France
(1 rating)

Fashion Designer & TV Personality Known for Netflix's "Queer Eye"

Jonathan Van Ness

Hair & Beauty Expert, Author, Television Personality; Known for Netflix's "Queer Eye"

Alex Salkever
(1 rating)

Advanced Technology Futurist, Author of "The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future"

Tiffany Haddish
(1 rating)

Comedian, Actress, Dancer & Author; Best Known for "Girls Trip"

Yusef Salaam
(6 ratings)

One of the Central Park 5, Entrepreneur, Author, Trainer & Leader

Ibtihaj Muhammad
(2 ratings)

First Female Muslim-American to Medal at the Olympics, Member of the U.S. Fencing Team & Author of "Proud"

Dr. Sylvia Hood Washington
(1 rating)

Chief Environmental Research Scientist at Environmental Health Research Associates, LLC.

Sterling K. Brown

Emmy Award-Winning Actor; Known for His Roles in "This Is Us" & "American Crime Story"

Simone Biles

Most Decorated Gymnast Ever & Record Holder for Most Gold Medals at a Single Olympic Games

April Ryan
(4 ratings)

White House Correspondent, CNN Political Analyst & D.C. Bureau Chief for American Urban Radio Networks

Diane Guerrero
(8 ratings)

Immigration Reform Activist & Actress Known for "Orange is the New Black" & "Jane The Virgin"

Eduardo BriceƱo
(22 ratings)

Founder & CEO at Wiring Growth, Facilitating a Growth Mindset

Monica Lewinsky
(1 rating)

Producer, Social Activist, Contributing Editor to Vanity Fair, Expert on Cyberbullying, Women's Issues & Reinvention

Geena Rocero
(7 ratings)

Transgender Model & Advocate; Founder of Gender Proud

Leland Melvin
(3 ratings)

Engineer, Former NASA Astronaut & Former NFL Wide Receiver

Tatyana McFadden
(4 ratings)

Paralympic Wheelchair Racer, Nordic Skier, 4-time World Major Marathon Grand Slam Winner & 17-Time Paralympic Medalist