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Famous Dominguez High School Alumni

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

List of famous alumni from Dominguez High School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Dominguez High School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Dominguez High School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Dominguez 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 Dominguez High School.

Examples of graduates on this list include Tyson Chandler and Brandon Jennings.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Dominguez High School?” and “Which celebrities are Dominguez High School alumni?”
Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Dominguez High School Alumni
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Dennis Wayne Johnson (September 18, 1954 – February 22, 2007), nicknamed "DJ", was an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns and Boston Celtics and coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. He was an alumnus of Dominguez High School, Los Angeles Harbor College and Pepperdine University.A prototypical late bloomer, Johnson overcame early struggles and had a successful NBA playing career. Drafted 29th overall in 1976 by the Seattle SuperSonics, Johnson began his professional career as a shooting guard. He eventually led the Sonics to their only NBA championship in 1979, winning the Finals MVP Award. After a short ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Basketball player, Coach

Age: Dec. at 53 (1954-2007)

Birthplace: San Pedro, Los Angeles, California

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Tayshaun Prince is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Dominguez High School Alumni
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Tayshaun Durell Prince (born February 28, 1980) is an American professional basketball executive and former player. The 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) small forward graduated from Dominguez High School before playing college basketball for the University of Kentucky. He was drafted 23rd overall by the Detroit Pistons in the 2002 NBA draft and went on to win a championship with the team in 2004. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Basketball player

Age: 38

Birthplace: Compton, California, United States of America

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Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Dominguez High School Alumni
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Tyson Cleotis Chandler (born October 2, 1982) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Chandler was the second overall pick of the 2001 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers, then was immediately traded to the Chicago Bulls. He has also played for the New Orleans Hornets, Charlotte Bobcats, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers. As starting center for Dallas, he played an integral role in the franchise's first NBA championship in 2011. He has been named to the NBA All-Defensive Team three times. While with New York, Chandler was voted the NBA Defensive Player of the Year in ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Basketball player, Athlete

Age: 36

Birthplace: Hanford, California

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Brandon Jennings is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Dominguez High School Alumni
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Brandon Byron Jennings (born September 23, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who most recently played for the Milwaukee Bucks. After graduating from Oak Hill Academy, Jennings decided to take his talent to the professional basketball club Lottomatica Roma in Italy, leading to controversy and debate regarding the NBA's "prep-to-pro" policy adopted in 2006. After a year in Italy, he declared for the 2009 NBA draft and was selected 10th overall by the Bucks. Jennings played four seasons in Milwaukee before being traded to the Detroit Pistons in 2013. He spent his next three seasons in Detroit before he was traded to the Orlando Magic in 2016. He went on to split the 2016–17 ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Basketball player

Age: 29

Birthplace: Compton, California, United States of America

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