16 famous UNL alumni Nov 17, 2019 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save You can find UNL graduates at the top of their field in TV, literature and business. Here are a few famous alums. Johnny Carson Johnny Carson, the king of late night TV, graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Courtesy photo Tyronn Lue Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue watches from the sideline during the third quarter of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Boston. Associated Press file photo Jeff Zeleny Jeff Zeleny, shown with Barack Obama on Oct. 1, 2008, on Capitol Hill in Washington, is senior White House correspondents for CNN. Associated Press file photo Willa Cather "O Pioneers!" author Willa Cather graduated from the University of Nebraska. Willa Cather Foundation Ndamukong Suh Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh graduated in 2009. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO Ev Williams Ev Williams, the Nebraska native who co-founded Twitter, spent a little more than a year at UNL. COURTESY PHOTO / Silicon Prairie News Ted Kooser Former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser got his master's degree from the University of Nebraska. GWYNETH ROBERTS/Journal Star file photo Joel Sartore National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore graduated from UNL. Courtesy photo Mary Pipher Author Mary Pipher, whose work includes "Reviving Ophelia" and "Letters to a Young Therapist," received a PhD from UNL. TED KIRK/Journal Star file photo Tommy Lee Rocker Tommy Lee famously attended college at UNL for a reality TV show. Journal Star file photo Warren Buffett Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett, holds an ice cream bar as he poses for a selfie with Liz Claman of the Fox Business Network, on May 6, 2017. Buffett graduated from UNL in 1951. AP file photo Aaron Douglas Painter, illustrator and educator Aaron Douglas graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1922 and settled in Harlem three years later, where he became a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance and became the father of African-American art. John J. Pershing Famous military leader John J. Pershing graduated from the law college in 1895. Lincoln Journal Star file photo Alex Gordon Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon hits during a spring training baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Gordon went to UNL from 2002-2005. AP file photo Ted Sorensen After the 1960 election, Ted Sorensen became President Kennedy’s chief aide and speechwriter. He graduated from the College of Law in 1951. Journal Star file Louise Pound Folklorist Louise Pound got her bachelor's degree in 1892 and her master's in 1895, then spent decades teaching at UNL. Tags Sweeps Unl University Of Nebraska-lincoln College-education Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Load comments Recommended View All Promotions AP promotion spotlight Who's your TV mom? promotion spotlight Who said it: Belichick or Churchill? More Latest Local Offers Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate Looking to Buy or Sell a Home?