2. Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson, a tough guy actor, was a cheerleader in college.
Samuel L. Jackson studied marine biology at Morehouse College. His college was an all-male institution in Atlanta, Georgia.
Jackson found an interest in acting and switched his major soon after joining a local acting group.
He showed off his school spirit and joined the cheer leading squad so he could travel with the basketball and football teams to games at other universities.
At a neighboring school, he ended up meeting his wife, actress LaTanya Richardson.