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Famous Gunn High School Alumni

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

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

This list is made up of many different graduates, including Shemar Moore and Stanley Jordan.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Gunn High School?” and “Which celebrities are Gunn High School alumni?”
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Shemar Moore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Fashion Model, Actor

Age: 48

Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States of America

Shemar Franklin Moore (born April 20, 1970) is an American actor and former fashion model. His notable roles are that of Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless from 1994 to 2005, Derek ...more

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Stephan Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Age: 54

Birthplace: Indio, California, United States of America

Stephan Douglas Jenkins (pronounced "Steven", born September 27, 1964) is an American musician best known as the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist for Third Eye Blind. Under ...more
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Brett Simon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer

Age: 45

Birthplace: Palo Alto, California

Brett Simon (born November 28, 1973 in Palo Alto, California) is an American commercial, music video and film director.
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Zoe Lofgren is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Politician

Age: 71

Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States of America

Susan Ellen "Zoe" Lofgren (; born December 21, 1947) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for California's 19th congressional district, first elected to ...more
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Thomas Van Duyne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Jazz Musician

Age: 26

Birthplace: Stanford Hospital & Clinics

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Stanley Jordan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Guitarist, Songwriter, Pianist

Age: 59

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Stanley Jordan (born July 31, 1959) is an American jazz guitarist whose technique involves tapping his fingers on the fretboard of the guitar with both hands.

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Steve Almond is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Author, Essayist, Writer

Age: 52

Birthplace: Palo Alto, California

Steve Almond (born October 27, 1966) is an American short-story writer, essayist and author of ten books, three of which are self-published.
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Anne Wojcicki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Businessperson

Age: 45

Birthplace: California

Anne E. Wojcicki ( woo-CHITS-kee; born July 28, 1973) is an American entrepreneur and the co-founder and chief executive officer of the personal genomics company 23andMe.
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George Packer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Journalist, Novelist, Author

Age: 58

Birthplace: Santa Clara, California

George Packer (born August 13, 1960) is an American journalist, novelist, and playwright. He is best known for his writings for The New Yorker about U.S. foreign policy and for his book The ...more
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Matt Flynn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Record producer, Musician, Drummer

Age: 48

Birthplace: Woodstock, New York

Matthew Flynn (born May 23, 1970) is an American musician. He is the drummer for the pop rock band Maroon 5. In 2006, after being the band's touring drummer for two years, Flynn officially ...more
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Andrew Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Andrew Jacobson

Age: 33

Birthplace: Palo Alto, California

Andrew Jacobson (born September 24, 1985) is a retired American professional soccer player who played as a midfielder.
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Jessica Yu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 53

Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States of America

Jessica Lingmin Yu (born 14 February 1966) is an American film director, writer, producer, and editor. She has directed documentary films, dramatic films, and television shows. Yu won an Academy ...more
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Mehdi Ballouchy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Footballer

Age: 35

Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco

Mehdi Ballouchy (Arabic: مهدي بلوشي‎; born April 6, 1983) is a retired Moroccan professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He is currently one of the coaching staff for New York City FC ...more
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Trip Adler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Trip Adler Entrepreneur

Age: 34

John R. "Trip" Adler III is an American entrepreneur. He is the CEO and co-founder of Scribd, a digital library and document-sharing platform, which has 80 million users.
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Matt Marquess is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Matt Marquess

Age: 33

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee

Matt Marquess (born January 29, 1986 in Nashville, Tennessee) is a retired American soccer player.
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Yiaway Yeh is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Yiaway Yeh

Age: 41

Birthplace: California

Yiaway Yeh is former city councilmember and mayor of Palo Alto, California. He was elected to office in 2007 and was elected to mayor by the city council of Palo Alto on January 3, 2012. Yeh is ...more
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Rick Porras is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Rick Porras Film Producer

Age: 49

Rick Porras (born May 7, 1969) is an American producer, notably co-producing The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. He grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and attended Stanford University, ...more
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Wendy Posard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Gunn High School Alumni
Wendy Posard Architect
Wendy Posard is the founder and owner of Posard & Associates design, an architectural firm in San Anselmo, California.