Notable Alumni

Academics

 

  • Warren Bailey, Class of 1990, Photographer, Miami Dade College North Campus Alumni (1991-1994), Currently South Florida artist having participated in many local and national art exhibits.
  • William Cordova, Class of 1988, Contemporary Visual Artist. Studied Studio Arts at Miami Dade Community College, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (BFA, 1996) and Yale University (MFA, 2004). "Cordova is an internationally accomplished visual artist having exhibited in major Museums all over the world." William Cordova'a a Miami Central Alumni Association member and lives between Miami Gardens and New York City.

 

Athletics

 

Baseball

  • Ronnie Belliard, Class of 1994 - former infielder for the Milwaukee Brewers (1998–2002), Colorado Rockies (2003), Cleveland Indians (2004–2006), St. Louis Cardinals (2006) Washington Nationals (2007–2009) and Los Angeles Dodgers (2009–2010)
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Basketball

  • Tracy Reid, Class of 1994 - played in the WNBA; played college basketball at the University of North Carolina
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Football

  • Elvis Peacock, Class of 1974 - former running back for the Los Angeles Rams (1979–1980) and the Cincinnati Bengals (1981); played college football at the University of Oklahoma
  • Dwight Drane, Class of 1979 - former defensive back for the Buffalo Bills (1986-1981); played college football at the University of Oklahoma
  • Bruce Armstrong, Class of 1983 - former offensive tackle for the New England Patriots (1987–2000); played college football at the University of Louisville
  • Najeh Davenport, Class of 1997 - running back for the Green Bay Packers (2002–2005) and Pittsburgh Steelers (2006–2008)
  • Antonio Brown, Class of 1998 - wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills 2003, Washington Redskins (2004-2005); played college at West Virginia
  • Willis McGahee, Class of 2000 - running back for the Buffalo Bills (2004–2006), Baltimore Ravens (2007–2010), Denver Broncos (2011-2013), and the Cleveland Browns (2014); played college football at the University of Miami
  • Darnell Jenkins, Class of 2002 - wide receiver for the Houston Texans (2008) - played college football at University of Miami
  • Bryan Pata, Class of 2003 - defensive lineman who played college football at the University of Miami before being shot to death on November 7, 2006
  • Ali Highsmith, Class of 2003 - linebacker/defensive back for the Arizona Cardinals (2008); played college football at Louisiana State University
  • Anthony Toribio, Class of 2003 - defensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins (2008), Green Bay Packers (2008-2009) and the Kansas City Chiefs (2010–present); played college football for Carson-Newman University
  • Demetrius Byrd, Class of 2005 - wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers (2009); played college football at Louisiana State University
  • Travaris Cadet, Class of 2007 - running back for the New Orleans Saints (2012-2014) and New England Patriots (2015); played college football at Appalachian State University
  • Rakeem Cato, Class of 2011 - quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes (2015); played college football for the Marshall Thundering Herd
  • Devonta Freeman, Class of 2010 - running back for the Atlanta Falcons (2014-); played college football at Florida State
  • Dalvin Cook, Class of 2014 - running back for Florida State (2014-2016) and the Minnesota Vikings

 

Gymnastics

  • Kurt Thomas, Class of 1974 - Olympic gymnast; operates the Kurt Thomas Gymnastics Training Center in Frisco, Texas; inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2003

 

Track and Field

  • Bershawn Jackson, Class of 2002 - ranked #1 in the world in the 400 meter hurdles; bronze medalist at the 2008 Summer Olympics
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