Notable Alumni

"Mean" Joe Greene
Joe Greene

NFL Hall of Famer and defensive lineman for the five-time Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1970s (played on team from 1969-1981)

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Frank Greene

Trumpet player; played on Late Show with David Letterman

Jalen Guyton
Jalen Guyton

Wide receiver for the Las Vegas Raiders; previously played for the Los Angeles Chargers

Jame Hampton
James Hampton ('57)
Deceased 1936-2021

Actor who appeared on F Troop, Teen Wolf and Sling Blade; director of numerous TV shows

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Billy Harper
Billy Harper ('65)

Saxophonist who was the first Black member of the One O'Clock Lab Band and has played with jazz greats

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G. Harvey ('56)
Deceased 1933-2017

Popular oil painter and sculptor specializing in Southwestern art

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J. Walter Hawkes
J. Walter Hawkes ('92)
Four-time Emmy Award-winning composer for children's TV shows Peg + Cat and Wonder Pets!
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"

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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)
Deceased Deceased 1929-2023

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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Norah Jones

Nine-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist and songwriter

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Wilson Jones
Wilson Jones ('85)

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

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