Click through the slideshow above to see famous Bay Area alums that went to Bay Area high schools.
Not long ago, your favorite celebrity was just a regular kid lamenting the end of summer and getting ready for the start of the new school year. In some cases, these famous faces were gearing up to attend a local high school.
Bay Area trivia buffs might already know the stars with local ties, but not all will know the name of the high schools they attended. We’ve taken a look at famous celebrities, authors, athletes and inventors to find out which Bay Area high school they went to and the year they graduated.
Among the list of famous alums are two different Bay Area high schools with multiple famous alums.
Actors Alicia Silverstone and Dennis Haysbert, and singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson all attended San Mateo High School, before the historic school was reconstructed between 2000 to 2005. Over in the East Bay, former 49ers quarterback John Brodie, Oakland A’s hall of famer Rickey Henderson, and actor and director Clint Eastwood all attended Oakland Technical High School.
Even if you didn’t get to rub elbows with these celebs during your high school days, you still have major bragging rights if you just so happened to attend the same school or even town.
This post was originally posted at https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/The-most-famous-Bay-Area-high-school-alumni-14308126.php.