1. Shirley Witherspoon, singer. her first gig with Duke Ellington’s band. This was at the presidential inauguration ball for Richard Nixon in 1969.
2. Isiah Lord Thomas III, coach for the FIU Golden Panthers, and a retired professional basketball player who played point guard for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1981 until 1994.
3. Akon (Aliaune Badara Akon Thiam), American R&B Singer.