Great Alumni

Great Alumni

Distinguished Alumni / Honorees
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Loretta Devine
Actress
Michael Harris
KCOH-AM Radio
Personality
Nnete Inyangumia
KBXX Radio
Personality
Je’caryous Johnson
I’m Ready Productions
Writer / Director / Author
Sonceria “Sonny” Messiah-Jiles
Houston Defender
CEO & President
Rushion McDonald
The Steve Harvey Show
Executive Producer
Donald T. Chaney
National Basketball Association
Former Player
Elvin E. Hayes Sr.
National Basketball Association
Former Player
Natara Holloway
National Football League
Director of Internal Audit
Carl Lewis
Olympian
Jason Phillips
University of Houston
Offensive Coach / Wide Receiver 
Kevin Sumlin
University of Houston
Head Football Coach
Coach Michael Young
Coach Michael Young
University of Houston
Director of Basketball Operations
Veronica Nia Doran Becnel
(Deceased)
Tommy Brooks
CAMAC International
Sr. Advisor, CPA & CFP
James T. Campbell
Fleishman-Hillard
Vice President
Sallie Creuzot
Frenchy’s
Co-Founder
Earl M. Cummings
BTS Team, Inc.
CEO & President
W. H. “Bill” Easter, III
DCP Midstream, LLC
Past Chairman, President &
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Bernard Harris
Vesalius Ventures
CEO & President
Larry Hawkins
Unity National Bank
Former Executive Vice President
Dennis Kennedy
Texas Diversity Council
CEO & President
Carla Lane
Lane Staffing Inc.
CEO & President
John A. Matt, Ph.D.
Shell Nigeria, Ltd.
Head of Offshore Projects
Gerald McElvy
ExxonMobil Foundation
Retired President
Shawn A. Taylor
Family Eats, Inc.
Former CEO
James S. Walker II
James S. Walker Architects
President
Dr. Frazier Wilson
Shell Oil Company Foundation
President
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Gerald E. Wilson
Wilson Financial Group Inc.
CEO
Francis Page Jr.
Houston Style Magazine
President & CEO
Keith W. Wade
City of Houston Mayor
Special Assistant
Marlon Harrison Wayne Luckett
Marlon Harrison
Motiva Enterprises, LLC
Executive Director Strategy & Portfolio
Wayne Luckett
Branwar Wines
President & CEO
Dr. James E. Anderson
University of Houston System
Executive Associate to the Chancellor
Dr. Melody Ellis
CEO & President
Dr. Elywn Lee
University of Houston
Vice President for Community Relations &
Institutional Access
The Honorable
Jarvis V. Hollingsworth

UH System Board of Regents Chairman 2013-2015
The Honorable
Calvin W. Stephens

UH System Board of Regents
Evelyn E. Thornton, Ph.D
Prairie View A&M University
Professor of Mathematics
The Honorable 
Suzette T. Caldwell
Windsor Village U.M.C
UH System Board of Regents
Rev. William Bill Lawson 
Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church
Pastor Emeritus
Colonel Barrye Price
U.S. Army
Dr. Guion S. Bluford, Jr.
Former Nasa Astronaut
Omowale Luthuli-Allen
Harris County
Director
U. Lawrence Boze
U. Lawrence Boze’ & Associates
Partner
Larry V. Green
HoustonWorks USA
CEO
Eugene “Gene” Locke 
Andrews Kurth
Original UHBAA Founder
First President of UHBAA
Attorney 
Xavier C. Lemond
UH System Board of Regents
Local Houston Attorney
Derrick M. Mitchell
Bracewell& Giuliani, LLP
Partner
Ricky A. Raven, Sr.
Thompson & Knight, LLP
Partner
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Demonica Gladney
ExxonMobil Corporation
Counsel
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Kelly Coleman, MD
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic
Pediatrician
Bettye Davis-Lewis, Ed.D.
The Honorable
Dr. Alma A. Allen
The Honorable
Jacquie Baly-Chaumette
The Honorable
Sylvester Turner
The Honorable
Jolanda “Jo” Jones