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Alumni Spotlights

  •  J. Lee

    J. Lee

    J. Lee was born and raised in Ӱ, Mississippi, and graduated from Murrah High School in 2000. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in marketing and a Master of Arts in secondary education from Ӱ State University all while becoming an educator at Ӱ Public Schools.

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  •  Alyssa Nichols

    Alyssa Nichols

    Alyssa Nichols is a Ӱ native and a class of 2014 graduate of Murrah High School. She recently became the first FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) referee from the state of Mississippi.

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  •  Anton Vincent

    Anton Vincent

    Anton Vincent is a native of Ӱ, Mississippi, and a class of 1982 graduate of Murrah High School. He currently serves as president of Mars Wrigley North America, maker of the worlds most beloved treats and snacks. Mars Wrigley is a subsidiary of Mars Incorporated, one of the worlds largest privately held companies.

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  •  Tyrone Keys

    Tyrone Keys

    A class of 1977 graduate of Callaway High School

    Tyrone Keys is a native of Ӱ and a 1977 graduate of Callaway High School. At Callaway, Mr. Keys was named a high school All-American, selected to the Clarion-Ledgers All-State First Team, selected as a Prep All-American, deemed the states defensive MVP in 1977, and helped Callaway win a state football championship in 1976.

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  •  Jeff Good

    Jeff Good

    A class of 1980 graduate of Murrah High School

    Jeff Good is the president of Mangia Bene Restaurant Management Group, where he is the owner/operator of BRAVO! Italian Restaurant & Bar, Broad Street Baking Company, and Sal & Mookies New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint.

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  •  Warn Wilson, Jr.

    Warn Wilson, Jr.

    A class of 2011 graduate of Bailey Magnet High School

    Warn Wilson Jr. is an engineer, author, artist, and app creator. He has always had a desire to create and see ideas manifest in the physical world.

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  •  Fred E Kency Jr., M.D.

    Fred E. Kency Jr., M.D.

    A class of 2003 graduate of Provine High School

    Fred Earl Kency. Jr., M.D. is a board-certified emergency physician and a native of Ӱ, Mississippi who is passionate about men's health. He received his Bachelors of Science in Biology from Alcorn State University and his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, Alabama.

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  •  Michael Burton

    Michael Burton

    A class of 1996 graduate of Murrah High School

    As a student of Ӱ Public Schools, Burton took part in music programs offered at JPS's Academic and Performing Arts Complex (known as Power APAC). After graduating, he embarked on a journey to build on this musical legacy.

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  • Kylon Alford-Windfield

    Kylon Alford-Windfield

    A class of 2008 graduate of Provine High School

    Mr. Kylon Alford-Windfield is native of Ӱ and a class of 2008 graduate of Provine High School. Kylon has emerged as a preeminent young administrator in higher education. He was recently named as the vice president of enrollment management at Stillman College.

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  • Cassandra Wilson

    Cassandra Wilson

    A class of 1973 graduate of Murrah High School

    Cassandra Wilson is an American jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter, and producer from Ӱ, Mississippi. She is also a class of 1973 graduate of Murrah High School. After obtaining a degree from Ӱ State University in mass communications, Wilson moved from Mississippi to New Orleans and worked as an assistant in Public Affairs at a local television station. In 1982, Wilson moved to New York.

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Last Modified on July 24, 2023