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Commencement Speakers

Inspiring Graduating Classes with Commencement Wisdom: Messages from Distinguished Speakers

List of 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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Sophie Turner

English Actress Known for Her Roles as Sansa Stark in "Game of Thrones" & Jean Grey in "X-Men: Apocalypse"

Trevor Noah

Emmy Award-Winning Comedian & Bestselling Author; Former Host of "The Daily Show"

Randi Zuckerberg

CEO & Founder of Zuckerberg Media; Bestselling Author; Business Radio Show Host

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(1 rating)

Award-Winning Artist, Actor, Producer, Musician & Writer

Danny Trejo
(7 ratings)

Actor, Author, Activist & Restaurateur; Recovery & Intervention Counselor for Troubled Youth

Joe Torre

Chief Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball; National Baseball Hall of Famer, 4-Time World Series Champion & 9-Time MLB All-Star

Lisa Leslie
(13 ratings)

WNBA Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist & Author of "Don't Let the Lipstick Fool You;" Coach of Ice-Cube's BIG3 Basketball League

John Legend

EGOT Winning Musician, Producer & Philantropist

Brie Larson

Academy Award-Winning Actress Known for "Room," "Kong: Skull Island" & Playing Captain Marvel in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Bob Harper
(3 ratings)

Personal Trainer & Former Host of "The Biggest Loser;" Heart Attack Survivor

Scott Hamilton
(2 ratings)

Olympic Gold Medalist Figure Skater, Three-Time Cancer Survivor & Best-Selling Author

Bethenny Frankel
(1 rating)

Entrepreneur, Reality TV Star & Bestselling Author; Founder of Skinnygirl & BStrong Disaster Relief

Adrian Grenier
(2 ratings)

Actor Known for HBO's "Entourage"; Environmental Activist; UN Ambassador

Ed Helms

Actor, Comedian & Musician; Known "The Office" & "The Hangover" Trilogy

Kumail Nanjiani

Stand-Up Comedian & Actor; Known for "The Big Sick"

Carson Kressley

TV Personality & Fashion Designer; Best Known for "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy"

Lisa Ling
(8 ratings)

Award-Winning Journalist & Producer for CBS News

Earvin “Magic” Johnson
(7 ratings)

Basketball Hall of Famer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist & Motivational Speaker

Leslie Jones

Stand-Up Comedian & Actress; Former Cast Member on "Saturday Night Live"