- Chris Cash, former NFL player
- Al Gross, former NFL player
- Eddie Guardado, former professional baseball player (Minnesota Twins, Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds, Texas Rangers)
- Windrell Hayes, former NFL player
- José M. Hernández, astronaut
- George Knapp, journalist
- Dave Oliver, former professional baseball player (Cleveland Indians)
- Hallway Productionz, three-time grammy nominated music producers.
- Lefty Phillips, Second Manager of MLB California Angels. (Now known as the LA Angels of Anaheim)
- Webster Slaughter, former NFL All-Pro
- Michael Tubbs, elected in 2016 as the youngest mayor in Stockton's history, and its first African-American mayor.
- Chevelle Wheeler, a student in 1985, was a victim of the Speed Freak Killers.
- Jim White, the most successful high school cross country coach. Portrayed by Kevin Costner in the 2015 movie McFarland USA
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- Tim S. Brown, signed with the BC Lions in 2011 and won his first Grey Cup championship that same season. In 2012, he was named a West Division All-Star and the West Division's Most Outstanding Special Teams Player. Brown played for four years with the Lions before he was released. He played college football for the Temple Owls. Brown signed with the Sioux City Bandits in 2008. He would later be traded to the Billings Outlaws. He played for three seasons with the Outlaws, winning two Indoor Football League championships in 2009 and 2010.