Famous Douglass High School Alumni

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Douglass High School and be of some renown.

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

List ranges from T.I. to Jamal Lewis and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Douglass High School?” and “Which celebrities are Douglass High School alumni?”
  • 1
    Record producer, Rapper


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. (born September 25, 1980), known professionally as T.I. and Tip (often stylized as TIP or T.I.P.), is an American rapper and actor. Harris signed his first major-label  ...more

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  • 2
    Wayne Bertram Williams (born May 27, 1958) is an American murderer serving life imprisonment for the 1981 killing of two adult men in Atlanta, Georgia, and believed by police to be responsible for at  ...more

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  • 3



    Sonny Emory (born December 23, 1962) is an American singer, songwriter, drummer and percussionist. Emory is a former member of the band Earth, Wind & Fire. As well he has worked with artistes such as  ...more
  • 4
    Public speaker, Minister of religion


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Bernice Albertine King (born March 28, 1963) is an American minister and the youngest child of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. She was five years old when her  ...more
  • 5
    American football player


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Jamal Lewis (born August 26, 1979) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens fifth overall in the 2000 NFL Draft. He  ...more

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  • 6
    Record producer, Rapper


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    Jonathan Smith (born January 17, 1971), known professionally as Lil Jon, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and DJ based in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the lead frontman of the  ...more

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  • 7
    Basketball player


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Jarvis James Hayes (born August 9, 1981) is an American-Qatari former professional basketball player. A 6'8" tall small forward from the University of Georgia and Western Carolina University, Hayes  ...more
  • 8
    American football player


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    James Andrew Davis (born January 1, 1986) is a former American football running back. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at  ...more
  • 9
    Film Score Composer, Rapper


    BirthplaceAdamsville, Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

    Michael Santiago Render (born April 20, 1975), better known by his stage name Killer Mike, is an American rapper, actor, and activist. He is the founder of Grind Time Official Records, which he  ...more

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  • 10
    American football player


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Ahmad Raheem Carroll (born August 4, 1983) is a former American football cornerback. He played college football at Arkansas and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the first round of the 2004 NFL  ...more
  • 11
    American football player


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Stanley Jerome Pritchett (born December 22, 1973) is a former professional American football player. A 6'1", 245-lb. fullback from the University of South Carolina, Pritchett was selected by the  ...more
  • 12
    Activist, Documentary Filmmaker


    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    Dexter Scott King (born January 30, 1961) is the second son of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. He is the brother of Martin Luther King III, Bernice King, and  ...more
  • 13
    Comedian, Author


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, USA

    Alfred Langston "Finesse" Mitchell (born June 12, 1972) is an American actor, author and stand-up comedian. From 2003 to 2006, he was a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Mitchell has also appeared  ...more
  • 14

    Ricky Byrdsong

    Basketball player

    AgeDec. at 43 (1956-1999)

    Ricky Byrdsong (June 24, 1956 – July 3, 1999) was an American college basketball coach and insurance executive. He served as the head men's basketball coach at the University of Detroit Mercy from  ...more
  • 15
    American football player


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Robert Otis Hicks Jr. (born November 17, 1974) is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) for the Buffalo Bills from 1998 until 2000. He played college  ...more
  • 16
    Basketball player


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Christopher Vernard Morris (born January 20, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball player. In his 11-season (1988–1999) National Basketball Association career, the 6'8" small forward  ...more
  • 17

    Jody Mayfield

    Record producer, Songwriter


  • 18

    Milton Campbell

    For the decathlete, see Milt Campbell. For the blues vocalist, see Little Milton.Milton Campbell (born 15 May 1976) is a former track and field athlete from the United States who mainly competes in  ...more
  • 19
    Songwriter, Rapper


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Andrell D. Rogers (born May 1, 1973), better known as Kilo Ali, formerly Kilo, is an American rap music artist from Atlanta, Georgia. Kilo Ali recorded mainly bass music (described more closely to  ...more
  • 20

    Harold Ellis

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Harold Ellis (born October 7, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'5" (1.96 m) shooting guard from Morehouse College, Ellis was never drafted by a National Basketball  ...more
  • 21


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Anthony Platt (born December 28, 1982) commonly known by his stage name Unk, is an American DJ and rapper. Some of his work has featured on the 2K Sports NBA 2K9 game. He is best known for the hit  ...more

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