Notable Alumni

Abner Haynes

Athlete who helped integrate Texas college football in 1956, and then popularized the AFL as a running back for the Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs; also played for the Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins and New York Jets

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Don Henley

Grammy Award-winning singer and musician; member of The Eagles and solo artist; environmental activist.

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Buddy Hickerson ('80)

Nationally syndicated cartoonist; creator of "The Quigmans"

Sara Hickman ('86)

Well-known Texas folk singer and songwriter; children's advocate; 2010 Texas State Musician

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Jim Hightower ('65)

Former commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture (1983-1991)

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Ray Wylie Hubbard

Country western singer-songwriter

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David Hungate
Former bass player for the band Toto and session musician
Cynthia Izaguirre
Cynthia Izaguirre ('97)

Anchor for Dallas-Fort Worth news station WFAA, serving in one of the Top Five media markets in the nation

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Alonzo Jamison ('39)
Deceased 1918-2011

Former Texas state representative (1955-1967)

Don January ('53)

Golfer; member of the PGA Senior Tour and namesake of the Don January Golf Classic

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Harry Joe ('70)

Attorney and first Chinese American to practice law in DFW

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Wilson Jones
Wilson Jones ('85)

Former CEO of Oshkosh Corp., global vehicle and machinery manufacturer

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Norah Jones

Nine-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist and songwriter

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George F. Jones Jr. ('67)

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer, Texas Capital Bank, second-largest bank by assets headquartered in DFW

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Susan Kihika
Susan Kihika ('02)
One of the first women elected to Kenya's Senate
Lecrae ('02)

Grammy Award-winning rapper

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T Lewis ('76)

Illustrator for the nationally syndicated cartoon "Over the Hedge"

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David Lindsey ('70)

Edgar Award-nominated mystery writer with 14 books in print

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Meat Loaf
Grammy Award-winning singer and actor
Tom "Bones" Malone ('69)

Trombonist; member of the original Saturday Night Live band for 10 years; backed John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd for the Blues Brother act; formerly served as the principal arranger and trombonist for the Late Show with David Letterman

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