All People Famous Garfield High School Alumni

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different graduates, including Jimi Hendrix and Oscar de la Hoya.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Garfield High School?” and “Which celebrities are Garfield High School alumni?”
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Carlos Mencia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter
Carlos Mencia, born Ned Arnel Mencia, is a Honduran-born American comedian, writer, and actor. His style of comedy is often political and involves issues of race, culture, criminal justice, and ...more
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Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix was an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most ...more
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Oscar de la Hoya is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Businessperson, Author, Professional Boxer
Oscar De La Hoya is a retired Mexican American professional boxer. Nicknamed "The Golden Boy," De La Hoya won a gold medal at the Barcelona Olympic Games shortly after graduating from ...more
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Miles Austin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Footballer, American football player
Miles Jonathon Austin III is an American football wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in ...more
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Carlos Almaraz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Carlos Almaraz was a Mexican-American artist and an early proponent of the Chicano street arts movement.
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Minoru Yamasaki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Architect
Minoru Yamasaki was an American architect, best known for designing the original World Trade Center in New York City and several other large-scale projects. Yamasaki was one of the most ...more
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Luis Castillo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
American football player
Luis Alberto Castillo, is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Chargers in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college ...more
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Brandon Roy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Basketball player
Brandon Dawayne Roy is a retired American professional basketball player who played for the Portland Trail Blazers and Minnesota Timberwolves in the National Basketball Association. He was ...more
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Beanie Wells is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
American football player
Christopher Michael Wells, known as Chris Wells or Beanie Wells, is a former American football running back. He was selected in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft out of Ohio State
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John Aylward is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Film Score Composer, Actor
John Aylward is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for playing the former DNC chairman Barry Goodwin on the NBC television series The West Wing and for playing Dr. Donald Anspaugh on ...more
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Will Conroy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Basketball player
William James "Will" Conroy is an American professional basketball player.
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Helena Maria Viramontes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Writer
Helena Maria Viramontes is an American fiction writer and professor of English.
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Ernestine Anderson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Singer
Ernestine Anderson is an American jazz and blues singer. In a career spanning more than five decades, she has recorded over 30 albums. She was nominated four times for a Grammy Award. She has ...more
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Jack Benaroya is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Jack Benaroya Businessperson
Jack A. Benaroya was a noted philanthropist and prominent civic leader in Seattle, Washington.
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Richard Polanco is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Richard Polanco Politician
Richard G. Polanco is a former California State Senate Majority leader and member of the California State Assembly. He is known for his significant efforts in increasing Latino representation in ...more
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Conrad Lozano is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Conrad Lozano Bassist, Musician
Conrad Lozano is an American musician, and the bass player for Los Lobos. Conrad uses a Fender Precision Bass or Lakland Joe Osborn 4 string Bass, for smaller venues he uses Ampeg bass amp and ...more
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Bruce Harrell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Garfield High School Alumni
Bruce Harrell
Bruce A. Harrell is a member of the Seattle City Council. He was first elected in 2007 from a field of five candidates. In 2011, Councilmember Harrell was re-elected. He is chair of the Public ...more