Famous Crenshaw High School Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Crenshaw High School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Crenshaw High School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Crenshaw High School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Crenshaw High School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Crenshaw High School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Crenshaw High School.

Alumni range from Ice-T to Darryl Strawberry.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Crenshaw High School?” and “Which celebrities are Crenshaw High School alumni?”
Darryl Strawberry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Crenshaw High School Alumni
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Darryl Eugene Strawberry Sr. (born March 12, 1962) is an American former professional baseball right fielder and author who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). Throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, Strawberry was one of the most feared sluggers in the sport, known for his prodigious home runs and his intimidating presence in the batter's box with his 6-foot-6 frame and his long, looping swing that elicited comparisons to Ted Williams'.During his career, he helped lead the New York Mets to a World Series championship in 1986 and the New York Yankees to three World Series championships in 1996, 1998 and 1999. He was also suspended three times by MLB for substance abuse, leading ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Baseball player

Age: 56

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Ice-T is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Crenshaw High School Alumni
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Tracy Lauren Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, and author. He began his career as an underground rapper in the 1980s and was signed to Sire Records in 1987, when he released his debut album Rhyme Pays; the second hip-hop album to carry an explicit content sticker after Slick Rick's La Di Da Di. The following year, he founded the record label Rhyme $yndicate Records (named after his collective of fellow hip-hop artists called the "Rhyme $yndicate") and released another album, Power, which went on to go Platinum. He also released several other albums that went Gold. He co-founded the heavy ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Musician, + more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

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Marques Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Crenshaw High School Alumni
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Marques Kevin Johnson (born February 8, 1956) is an American retired professional basketball player. The small forward played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1977–1989, where he was a five-time All-Star. He spent the majority of his career with the Milwaukee Bucks. Johnson was a Los Angeles City Section player of the year in high school before attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He played college basketball for the UCLA Bruins and won a national championship in 1975. In his senior year, he won multiple national player of the year awards. Johnson was the third overall pick in the 1977 NBA draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. He played seven seasons with ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Basketball player, Basketball Analyst, Actor

Age: 63

Birthplace: Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States of America

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Daymeion Dante Hughes (born August 21, 1985) is a former American football cornerback who played five seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of California, Berkeley, and received consensus All-American honors. The Indianapolis Colts selected him in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft, and he also played for the NFL's San Diego Chargers. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: American football player

Age: 33

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California