ADAMS, Clifford 1970 - professional jazz trombone player
BETHEA, Elvin 1964 - professional football player
BRODY, Tal 1961 - professional basketball player, Israeli national hero
CROOKS, Richard 1918 - international opera singer
DINKINS, David 1945 - Mayor of New York City, lawyer, professor
DOWNING, Al 1959 - professional baseball player
FURMAN, Robert 1932- engineer, supervised construction of Pentagon, WWII spymaster
GIBSON, Judy 1965 - actress
GRANT, Greg 1984 - professional basketball player
HAYLING, Dr. Leslie 1944 - Tuskegee Airman, dentist
HENDRYX, Nona 1962 - vocalist, producer, songwriter, musician, author and actress
HIGGINBOTHAM, Jr., A. Leon 1944 - federal judge, teacher, author, civil rights advocate
HUGHES, John T. 1946 - Deputy Director of U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency
KING, ZALMAN (graduated as Zalman King Lefkowitz) 1959 - film director, writer, actor and producer
KOVACS, Ernie 1937 - comedian, TV show host, radio disc jockey, actor
LINOWITZ, SOl 1931 - Chairman of Xerox Corp., diplomat, lawyer, author
MACK, Tony 1984 - Mayor of Trenton
NEMCHIK, George 1934 - 1936 Olympic soccer team
ROBINSON, Amy 1966 - film producer (including "Baby, It's You"), actress, speaker
ROBINSON, Jerry 1939 - comic book artist, cartoonist, author
SHANGE, Ntozake (graduated as Paulette Williams) 1966 - playwright, poet, author
SWITLIK, Richard 1935 - President of Switlik Parachute Company
THOMPSON, Jr.,Frank 1937 - Congressman, State Assemblyman
International opera singer. Tenor.
First major concert in New York City in 1922.
Recorded for Victor/RCA Victor Records.
Hosted "Voice of Firestone" radio program.
One of America's greatest singers.
Buisnessman, diplomat, lawyer, author.
Chairman, Xerox Corporation (1961 - 1966).
Helped negotiate return of Panama Canal.
Special United States Ambassador.
Received Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Civil engineer, spymaster in WWII.
Key supervisor of construction of The Pentagon.
Chief of intelligence for U.S. atomic bomb project.
Visited Europe to monitor Nazi atomic bomb activities.
Delivered uranium for U.S.'s first atomic bomb.
Professional soccer player. Forward.
Member of 1936 U.S. Olympic Soccer team.
Played professional soccer for 12 years.
Member of 1937 U.S. National Soccer team.
College All-American soccer (& baseball) player.
Professional baseball player. Outfielder.
Played for Washington Senators (1937 - 1947).
Led American League in stolen bases 6 years.
Selected to Major League All-Star Team 4 times
Coached for college and major league teams.
Businessman, TCHS alumni supporter.
President, Switlik Parachute Company, Trenton.
The leading producer of parachutes for WWII.
Now make life rafts, life vests and inflatable gear.
Helped restore TCHS clock tower clock.
Comedian, TV show host, radio disc jockey, actor.
In Academy of TV Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame.
Influenced numerous TV comedy programs.
Received Emmy for electronic camera work.
Congressman, State Assemblyman.
Served in WWII and Korean War. Navy.
Represented 4th District NJ (Trenton area)
from 1955 to 1980.
Comic book artist, cartoonist, author.
Helped create for DC Comics Batman: Robin & the Joker in the 1940's.
Created newspaper cartoons for the N.Y. Sunday News.
Member of Comic Book Hall of Fame.
Received Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award.
Federal judge, teacher, author, civil rights advocate.
Judge of the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals (1977 - 1993).
U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Member of the Federal Trade Commission.
Received the Presidental Medal of Freedom.
Tuskegee Airman, dentist.
Served with the 332nd Fighter Group of U.S. Army Air Corps.
America's first black military airmen; one of 996 pilots.
Received the Congressional Gold Medal.
Mayor of New York City, lawyer, professor.
New York City Clerk; Manhattan Borough President.
First African-American mayor of New York City (1990 - 1993)
Board member of The Jazz Foundation of America.
Faculty of Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs.
An exceptional defense intelligence photo interpreter.
Deputy Director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency.
Presented national televised briefing on Cuban Missile Crisis.
Received numerous Presidential and Dept. of Defense awards.
Defense Intelligence Agency library is named in his honor.
Professional baseball player. Pitcher.
Played in the Major Leagues for 17 years (1961 - 1977).
NY Yankees, Oakland A's, Milwaukee Brewers and LA Dodgers.
Selected for All-Star Team in 1967; Pitched in three World Series.
Gave up up Hank Aaron's 715th home run in 1974.
Film director, writer, actor and producer.
Graduated from TCHS as Zalman Lefkowitz.
Acted in the drama The Young Lawyers, broadcast on the ABC.
Directed several films, including Two Moon Junction (1988), Wild Orchid (1990), and Red Shoes Diaries (1992).
Collaborated on many projects with his wife, such as writing Wild Orchid, Delta of Venus and 9½ Weeks.
Professional basketball player in Israel. Guard.
Considered a national hero in Israel.
Defeated Soviet team in 1977; coined phrase "We are on the map."
Led Israel to the European Cup championship in 1977.
The first Israeli sportsman to be awarded the Israel Prize.
Vocalist, producer, songwriter, musician, author and actress.
Began her career with the Bluebelle's 1962 hit "I Sold My Heart to the Junkman",
Known for her work as a solo artist as well as being one-third of the trio Labelle, who had the 1975 hit "Lady Marmalade".
Professional football player, author. Defensive end.
Played for the Houston Oilers for 16 years (1968 - 1983).
Selected to play in eight Pro Bowls.
Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Authored: "Smash Mouth: My Football Journey from Trenton to Canton".
Performed on Broadway.
Played Peg in the 1980 movie, The Jazz Singer.
Film producer, actress, speaker.
Wrote and produced "Baby, It's You," based on TCHS.
Produced 16 films, including "Julie and Julia."
Served on the jury at the Sundance Film Festival.
With Jill Clayburgh, speaks about show business.
Playwright, poet, author, feminist.
Attended TCHS as Paulette L. Williams.
Best known for her play "For Colored Girls who have
Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf."
Has won numerous awards, prizes and fellowships.
Professional jazz trombone player.
Performed solo on "Joanna" from Kool and the Gang
His own solo CD hits are "The Master Power," which did very well throughout Europe, home to an enormous Adams' fan base and "Cliff Notes" .
Professional basketball player. Point guard.
Played for Trenton State College; led Division III in scoring.
Played for seven years in the National Basketball Association.
Wrote a book about his career called "94 Feet and Rising."
Succeeded despite his small size (5'7") for a basketball player.
Mayor of Trenton, New Jersey.
Elected Mayor of Trenton in 2010. Sworn in July 1.
Served as Mercer County Freeholder (1996 - 2008).
Competed in the NCAA Wrestling Tournament in 1987.
Inducted into Howard University Athletics Hall of Fame.