Chris Avery is a former arena football fullback and linebacker in the Arena Football League..
Jerry Dean "Jake" Gibbs is a former Major League Baseball player who played for the Yankees as a platoon catcher from 1962 to 1971. His strong hit record in 1968 earned him the nickname "Dead-Eye" Gibbs.
Mississippi John Hurt
John Smith Hurt was an American country blues singer and guitarist. Raised in Avalon, Mississippi, Hurt taught himself how to play the guitar around age nine. Hurt passed away in Grenada.
Greg Robinson is a former professional American football player who played running back for the St. Louis Rams and the Los Angeles Raiders.
Morris Holt, known as Magic Slim, was an American blues singer and guitarist. Born at Torrance and the son of sharecroppers, he followed blues greats such as Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf to Chicago.
Donna Tartt is an American writer and author of the novels The Secret History, The Little Friend, and The Goldfinch
Eddie "Chank" Willis is a soul musician who played electric guitar and an occasional electric sitar for Motown's in-house studio band, the Funk Brothers, during the 1960s and early 1970s.