Celebrities who were student athletes

Denzel Washington
The actor used to play basketball in Fordham University in New York City.

Tommy Lee Jones
The actor played as an offensive lineman for Harvard University.

George Clooney
The Hollywood heartthrob used to play baseball in high school. He even tried out for the Cincinnati Reds in 1977.

Channing Tatum
The actor was a good football player. He even received a scholarship to play at Glenville State College in West Virginia.

Sheryl Crow
The singer was a member of the track and field team of her high school.

Will Ferrell
The actor has played a soccer player in a movie, owns a soccer club, and continues to play soccer to this day. His passion for the sport comes from his high school years.

Jamie Foxx
Foxx has been passionate about basketball for a long time. He used to play the sport in high school.

Matthew McConaughey
The actor played high school golf in Texas

Ellen DeGeneres
The TV personality played tennis in high school and continues to do so to this day.

Charlie Sheen
Just like his character in 'Major League,' Sheen also loves baseball. The actor was the relief pitcher for Santa Monica High.

Justin Timberlake
The artist has been playing golf since he was 12.

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