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Famous Jesuit High School Alumni

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates, like Katie Holmes and Michael Moriarty, in it.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Jesuit High School?” and “Which celebrities are Jesuit High School alumni?”
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Rusty Staub is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 74

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

Daniel Joseph "Rusty" Staub (April 1, 1944 – March 29, 2018) was an American professional baseball right fielder, designated hitter, and first baseman. He played in Major League ...more

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#224 of 709 The Best Hitters in Baseball History #286 of 598 The Greatest Baseball Players Of All Time #67 of 523 The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame

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Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Conductor, Arranger, Songwriter

Age: 51

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is a Grammy and Emmy-award winning American singer, composer, actor, and television host. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide. ...more

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#415 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time #632 of 2,004 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History #96 of 200 The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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Louis Prima is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Bandleader, Actor, Trumpeter

Age: Dec. at 68 (1910-1978)

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Louis Leo Prima (December 7, 1910 – August 24, 1978) was an American singer, actor, songwriter, bandleader, and trumpeter. While rooted in New Orleans jazz, swing music, and jump blues, Prima ...more

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#322 of 668 The Best Rock Vocalists #1,464 of 2,042 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time #577 of 2,444 The Most Influential People of All Time

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Erik Spoelstra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Coach

Age: 48

Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois

Erik Jon Spoelstra ( SPOHL-strə; born November 1, 1970) is an American professional basketball coach who is the head coach for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Of ...more

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#17 of 83 The All Time Greatest NBA Coaches #8 of 30 The Best NBA Coaches Right Now #1 of 6 The Best Miami Heat Coaches of All Time, Ranked

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Jim Donelon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Lawyer

Age: 74

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

James J. "Jim" Donelon has been the Republican insurance commissioner of Louisiana since February 15, 2006. Donelon won a full-term as commissioner in the October 20, 2007 nonpartisan ...more
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John Grenier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Pilot, Politician, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 77 (1930-2007)

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

John Edward Grenier (August 24, 1930 – November 6, 2007) was an American attorney and a pioneer in the development of the modern Republican Party in the U.S. state of Alabama. Grenier was a ...more
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Edward Douglass White is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 76 (1845-1921)

Birthplace: Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA

Edward Douglass White Jr. (November 3, 1845 – May 19, 1921), was an American politician and jurist from Louisiana. He was a United States Senator and the ninth Chief Justice of the United ...more

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#316 of 438 The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History #239 of 263 The Most Influential Politicians in American History

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Marc Morial is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 61

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Marc Haydel Morial (born January 3, 1958) is an American political and civic leader and the current president of the National Urban League. Morial served as mayor of New Orleans, from 1994 to ...more
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Mike Dunleavy, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 38

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas

Michael Joseph Dunleavy Jr. (born September 15, 1980) is an American former professional basketball player who is a pro scout for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association ...more

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#94 of 243 The Best White Players in NBA History #400 of 870 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #143 of 178 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History

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Seth Tarver is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Seth Tarver

Age: 30

Birthplace: Santa Maria, California

Seth Tarver (born July 1, 1988) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for the Passlab Yamagata Wyverns of the B.League. Tarver played for the Oregon State Beavers ...more
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Pat Screen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Lawyer

Age: 75

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

James Patrick Screen Jr., known as Pat Screen (May 13, 1943 – September 12, 1994), was an athlete, attorney, and politician from New Orleans. He was elected in 1980 as the Democratic ...more
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Kyle Wiltjer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni

Age: 26

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon

Kyle Gregory Wiltjer (born October 20, 1992) is a Canadian-American professional basketball player who plays for Türk Telekom of the Turkish Basketball Super League. He spent two seasons of ...more
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Owen Marecic is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
American football player

Age: 27

Birthplace: Agoura, California

Owen Marecic ( mə-REE-sik; born October 4, 1988) is a former American football fullback. He played at the collegiate level for Stanford University.
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Jason Berry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Jason Berry Journalist, Author

Age: 70

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

Jason Berry is an American investigative reporter based in New Orleans, an author and film director. He is known for pioneering investigative reporting on sexual abuse in the priesthood of the ...more
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Cameron Henry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Cameron Henry Business Analyst

Age: 44

John Cameron Henry, Jr. (born November 1, 1974) is an American state legislator and business analyst from Metairie, Louisiana, who has been serving since January 2008 as a Republican member of ...more
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John Volz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Jesuit High School Alumni
Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 75 (1936-2011)

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

John P. Volz, Sr. (April 22, 1935 – February 12, 2011) was a prominent lawyer from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was the attorney for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of ...more