Famous Little Rock Central High School Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 3.2k views 10 items

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

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

List contains graduates like Joe Johnson and Rodger Bumpass.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Little Rock Central High School?” and “Which celebrities are Little Rock Central High School alumni?”
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Little Rock Central High School Alumni
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Joseph Marcus Johnson (born June 29, 1981) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Tri-State Triplets of the BIG3 professional basketball league. He played high school basketball for Little Rock Central High School and college basketball for the Arkansas Razorbacks. After two years with Arkansas, he declared for the 2001 NBA draft where he was drafted 10th overall by the Boston Celtics. He is a seven-time NBA All-Star and has also played for the Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets, Miami Heat and Utah Jazz, while having also represented the United States national team. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Basketball player, Coach

Age: 37

Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas

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Rodger Bumpass is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Little Rock Central High School Alumni
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Rodger Bumpass (born November 20, 1951) is an American actor, voice actor and comedian. He is best known for his long-running role as Squidward Tentacles on the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He voices several other characters on the show as well, including Purple Doctor Fish and various anchovies. He also voiced The Chief in the animated series Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?, and Mr. Besser, the school principal in the animated series The Kids from Room 402. Bumpass has many other credits in animated films, animated television series, and video games. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Age: 67

Birthplace: USA, Jonesboro, Arkansas

Reginald "Reggie" Terrell Swinton (born August 24, 1975) is a former American football wide receiver and return specialist in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals. He played college football at Murray State University. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: American football player

Age: 43

Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas

Elizabeth Ann Eckford (born October 4, 1941) was one of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who, in 1957, were the first black students ever to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. The integration came as a result of Brown v. Board of Education. Eckford's public ordeal was captured by press photographers on the morning of September 4, 1957, after she was prevented from entering the school by the Arkansas National Guard. A dramatic snapshot by Johnny Jenkins of the United Press (UP) showed the young girl being followed and threatened by an angry white mob; this and other photos of the day's startling events were circulated around ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 77

Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas