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    16 Celebrities Who Are #JesuitEducated

    For nearly 500 years, millions of people across the world have experienced the transformative power of a Jesuit education – including our favorite celebs. So listen up TMZ, we're about to dish out some juicy gossip about the powers of a world class education.

    1. Denzel Washington

    Trained by Jesuits at Fordham University, Denzel earned a B.A. in Drama and Journalism from Fordham University in 1977.

    2. Bill Murray

    Our favorite comedian is a graduate of Loyola Academy, a well regarded college preparatory high school in Wilmette, Illinois. After graduating, Bill attended Regis University in Denver, Colorado, taking pre-medical courses. Moved by other passions, Bill dropped out, returning to Illinois. Decades later, in 2007, Regis awarded him an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree.

    3. Amy Poehler

    Just kidding about Bill Murray being our favorite. No one beats Amy Poehler. Amy graduated from Boston College with a bachelor's degree in media and communications in 1993.

    4. Bob Newhart

    The stand-up comedian and actor graduated from St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago and Loyola University Chicago.

    5. George Takei

    Our favorite Trekkie and social media giant attended Sophia University, a highly selective Jesuit research university in Japan.

    6. Bill Clinton

    Who knew – the Jesuits are presidential material too. The former president (and maybe future First Husband) graduated from Georgetown University in 1968, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service.

    7. Salma Hayek

    The film actor, director and producer graduated with a degree in International Relations from the Jesuit university, Universidad Iberoamericana, one of the most prestigious universities in Mexico and in Latin America.

    8. Dwyane Wade

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    The professional basketball player, who currently plays for the Miami Heat, attended Marquette University.

    9. James Joyce

    We’re getting old school here. The prolific writer excelled at the Jesuit schools Clongowes and Belvedere and went on to attend University College Dublin.

    10. Dylan McDermott

    The dreamy hunk, well-known for his roles in American Horror Story and The Practice, attended Fordham University.

    11. Elgin Baylor

    The 11-time NBA All-Star, often regarded as one of the game's all-time greatest players, attended Seattle University, leading his team into the NCAA championship game in 1958. Swoosh!

    12. Mila Kunis

    Perhaps best known for playing Jackie on That '70s Show, Mila attended Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California.

    13. Lyndon B. Johnson

    It’s not just Bill Clinton. Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th President of the United States, attended Georgetown University’s law school.

    14. Keegan-Michael Key

    Keegan, well known for his role in Key & Peele, attended the University of Detroit Mercy.

    15. Donald (The Dropout) Trump

    Say it isn’t so. The celebrity real estate developer, TV personality and now presidential candidate (lol what) attended Fordham University for two years, before transferring to the University of Pennsylvania. Clearly, Mr. Trump missed a few crucial Jesuit lessons when he decided to transfer.

    16. Pope Francis

    Don't worry, Your Holiness. You're totally our favorite celeb. Why? Because you inspire billions of people to create a better world.

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