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Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni

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

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

Items on this list include Priyanka Chopra and Paul Krugman.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to John F. Kennedy High School?” and “Which celebrities are John F. Kennedy High School alumni?”
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Priyanka Chopra is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
Model, Actor, Singer

Age: 36

Birthplace: Jamshedpur, India

Priyanka Chopra Jonas (pronounced [prɪˈjəŋkaː ˈtʃoːpɽaː]; born 18 July 1982) is an Indian actress, singer, film producer, and the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant. One of India's ...more

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Paul Krugman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
Commentator, Journalist, Professor

Age: 66

Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States of America

Paul Robin Krugman ( (listen) KRUUG-mən; born February 28, 1953) is an American economist who is Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, ...more

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Cornel West is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
Activist, Author, Actor

Age: 65

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

Cornel Ronald West (born June 2, 1953) is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, author, and public intellectual. The son of a Baptist minister, West focuses on the role of ...more
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Chris Columbus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 60

Birthplace: Pennsylvania, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

Chris Joseph Columbus (born September 10, 1958) is an American filmmaker. Columbus is known for directing films such as Home Alone (1990); its sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992); Mrs. ...more

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Jason Smilovic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
Television producer, Screenwriter, Writer

Age: 43

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Jason Smilovic is an American writer and executive producer of Croatian descent, as well as the creator of the television series Karen Sisco, Kidnapped, My Own Worst Enemy, and Condor. He also ...more
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Curtis Pride is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 50

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Curtis John Pride (born December 17, 1968) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who is deaf. He is currently the head baseball coach at Gallaudet University. He batted left-handed and ...more

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Gift of Gab is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
Rapper

Birthplace: Panorama City, Los Angeles, California

Timothy Parker, better known by his stage name Gift of Gab, is an American rapper best known for performing in the Bay Area hip hop duo Blackalicious along with DJ Chief Xcel. He is also a ...more

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John Garza is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
John Garza

Age: 63

Birthplace: Herlong, California

John Vincent Garza (born March 13, 1955 in Herlong, California) is a Republican former one-term member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 117 in Bexar County, Texas. Garza has ...more
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Edwin R. Murray is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 58

Edwin Rene Murray, known as Ed Murray (born August 6, 1960) is an African American lawyer and Democratic politician from New Orleans, Louisiana. From 2005 to 2016, he served in the Louisiana ...more
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Kaylon Williams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
Kaylon Williams

Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Salvatore Giunta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
Soldier

Age: 34

Birthplace: Clinton, Iowa

Salvatore Augustine Giunta (; born 21 January 1985) is a former United States Army soldier and the first living person since the Vietnam War to receive the U.S. military's highest decoration for ...more
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Dwight Hardy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous John F. Kennedy High School Alumni
Dwight Hardy

Age: 32

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Dwight Junior Hardy (born December 2, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for Bahçeşehir Koleji S.K. of the Basketbol Süper Ligi. He also holds Congolese passport.