Who Are Some Of The Youngest Celebrity Graduation Speakers?

  • Seth MacFarlane

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  • John Legend

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  • Elin Nordegren

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  • Will Ferrell

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  • Sacha Baron Cohen

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  • Jimmy Fallon

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  • Marissa Mayer

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  • Kal Penn

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  • James Franco

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  • Mark Zuckerberg

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Let’s be real, colleges across the country score major points when they choose celebrities to send young graduates out into the real world. While we’re all used to seeing some of the most august public figures around take podiums at prestigious universities, we’re making a point to highlight stars who’ve given speeches when they were only 35 or younger.

So which stars are so awesome that they accomplished enough by their mid-30s to be tapped by our country’s ivory towers? Hop into our gallery to see who kept students entertained during one of the most important days of their lives.

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