Famous Jesuit High School Alumni

List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1
    Baseball player


    BirthplaceNew 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 Baseball for 23 years  ...more
  • 2
    Conductor, Arranger


    BirthplaceNew 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

    #109 of 656 The Best Singers Of All Time#41 of 147 The Best Hallmark Channel Actors#85 of 206 The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

  • 3
    Bandleader, Actor

    AgeDec. at 67 (1910-1978)

    BirthplaceUSA, New Orleans, Louisiana

    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 touched  ...more

    #1388 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#36 of 66 The Greatest Crooners of All Time#1044 of 2,753 The Most Influential People of All Time

  • 4


    BirthplaceEvanston, 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 Filipino  ...more

    #2 of 30 The Best NBA Coaches Right Now#10 of 78 The All Time Greatest NBA Coaches#1 of 6 The Best Miami Heat Coaches of All Time, Ranked

  • 5


    BirthplaceNew 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 blanket  ...more
  • 6
    Pilot, Politician

    AgeDec. at 77 (1930-2007)

    BirthplaceNew 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 former  ...more
  • 7
    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 75 (1845-1921)

    BirthplaceThibodaux, 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 States. He  ...more
  • 8
    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA

    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 2002.   ...more
  • 9
    Basketball player


    BirthplaceFort 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

    #30 of 91 The Best Second-Generation NBA Players Of All Time#142 of 175 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History#45 of 130 The Greatest Chicago Bulls of All Time

  • 10

    Seth Tarver

    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 in  ...more
  • 11


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA

    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 Mayor-President  ...more
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    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 college  ...more
  • 13
    American football player


    BirthplaceAgoura, 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.  ...more
  • 14

    Jason Berry

    Journalist, Author


    BirthplaceNew 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
  • 15

    Cameron Henry

    Business Analyst


    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 the  ...more
  • 16

    AgeDec. at 75 (1935-2011)

    BirthplaceNew 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