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Famous Elk Grove High School Alumni

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

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

Items here include everything from Bill Cartwright to Lance Briggs.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Elk Grove High School?” and “Which celebrities are Elk Grove High School alumni?”
James Iha is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Elk Grove High School Alumni
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James Yoshinobu Iha (井葉吉伸, Iha Yoshinobu) (born March 26, 1968) is an American rock musician. He is best known as a guitarist and co-founder of the alternative rock band the Smashing Pumpkins. He was a member until the initial breakup in 2000. Among his musical projects of recent years, Iha has been a permanent fixture of A Perfect Circle. He was most recently a member of Tinted Windows, a 1960s/1970s inspired group with members of Cheap Trick, Fountains of Wayne, and Hanson. He rejoined the Smashing Pumpkins in 2018. Iha has produced songs, contributed guitar and vocals, and produced remixes for a number of artists, including L.A.'s Midnight Movies, Scottish singer Isobel Campbell, Marilyn ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Music Producer, + more

Age: 50

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Lance Briggs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Elk Grove High School Alumni
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Lance Marell Briggs (born November 12, 1980) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Arizona and was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft, where he played his entire 12-year career. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: California

Bill Cartwright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Elk Grove High School Alumni
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James William Cartwright (born July 30, 1957) is an American retired NBA basketball player and a former head coach with the Chicago Bulls. A 7'1" (2.16 m) center, he played 16 seasons for the New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls and Seattle SuperSonics, helping the Bulls capture consecutive championships in 1991, 1992 and 1993. He attended Elk Grove High School in Elk Grove, California, and played college basketball at the University of San Francisco. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Basketball player, Coach

Age: 61

Birthplace: Lodi, California

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Buck Martinez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Elk Grove High School Alumni
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John Albert "Buck" Martinez (born November 7, 1948) is an American former professional baseball catcher and manager, and is currently the television play-by-play announcer for the Toronto Blue Jays. He played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Kansas City Royals, the Milwaukee Brewers, and the Toronto Blue Jays. Since the end of his playing career, he has been a broadcaster, working on the Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles radio and television broadcasts, and nationally for TBS and MLB Network. Martinez managed the Toronto Blue Jays from 2001 to May 2002 and Team USA at the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Manager, Baseball player, Sports commentator

Age: 70

Birthplace: Redding, California, United States of America