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Famous Jefferson High School Alumni

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

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

This list includes Dave Grohl, Eddie Guerrero and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Jefferson High School?” and “Which celebrities are Jefferson High School alumni?”
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Eddie Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Wrestler

Age: Dec. at 38 (1967-2005)

Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005) was an American professional wrestler and a prominent member of the Guerrero wrestling family. Guerrero performed in Mexico and ...more

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Terry Baker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
American football player

Age: 74

Birthplace: Pine River, Minnesota

Terry Wayne Baker (born May 5, 1941) is a former American football and basketball player. He played college football and college basketball at the Oregon State University. He played as a ...more
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Iwao Takamoto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Film Art Director, Production Designer, Television producer

Age: Dec. at 82 (1925-2007)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Iwao Takamoto (April 29, 1925 – January 8, 2007) was an American animator, television producer, and film director. He began his career as a production and character designer for Walt Disney ...more
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John Madden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
American Football coach, American football player

Age: 82

Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota, United States of America

John Earl Madden is a former American football player in the National Football League, a former Super Bowl-winning head coach with the Oakland Raiders in the American Football Conference of the ...more

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Ed Perlmutter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States of America

Edwin George Perlmutter (born May 1, 1953) is an American politician and the U.S. Representative for Colorado's 7th congressional district, serving since 2007. The district is located in the ...more
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John Hawkes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Musician, Actor

Age: 59

Birthplace: Alexandria, USA, Minnesota

John Hawkes (born John Marvin Perkins; September 11, 1959) is an American actor, known for his portrayal of the merchant Sol Star on the HBO series Deadwood, Dustin Powers on Eastbound & ...more

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Thomas Gardner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon

Thomas Earl Gardner (born February 8, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who played briefly in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A 6'5" (1.96 m) guard, Gardner ...more
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Aaron Miles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon

Aaron Marquez Miles (born April 13, 1983) is an American basketball coach and former player. He played college basketball for the Kansas Jayhawks and had a brief stint in the National Basketball ...more
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Ime Udoka is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Basketball Coach, Basketball player

Age: 41

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon

Ime Sunday Udoka ( EE-may oo-DOH-kə; born August 9, 1977) is a Nigerian-American former professional basketball player and current assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National ...more

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Richard Berry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Singer

Age: Dec. at 62 (1935-1997)

Birthplace: Louisiana, United States of America

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Heidi W. Durrow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Author, Writer

Age: 49

Heidi W. Durrow (born June 21, 1969) is an American writer, author of best-seller The Girl Who Fell From the Sky, and the winner of the 2008 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially-Engaged Fiction.
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Terrence Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 27

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon

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Danny Mwanga is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Danny Mwanga Footballer

Age: 27

Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Jean-Marie Daniel "Danny" Mwanga (born July 17, 1991) is a Congolese-American footballer.
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Naomi Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Naomi Gonzalez

Age: 40

Naomi R. Gonzalez (born June 4, 1978) is an attorney and politician from El Paso, Texas. She was a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives from 2011 to 2015, where she ...more
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Gaynel Hodge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Jefferson High School Alumni
Gaynel Hodge Songwriter, Pianist, Musician

Age: 82

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Gaynel Hodge is the co-author of the Platinum hit 1950s song, "Earth Angel", is a recording artist, songwriter and a pianist. He is also a founding member and musical director of such ...more