|Louis "Sweet Lou" Dunbar|
August 8, 1953|
|Alma mater||University of Houston|
|Spouse(s)||Victoria Martinez Dunbar|
|Children||Louis James Dunbar II, Ashlynn Dior Dunbar|
Dunbar was born in Minden, the seat of Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana, and played basketball for the former African American Webster High School (since consolidated into Minden High School). His father, Louis Dunbar Sr., was a deputy for Sheriff O.H. Haynes Jr., the father of the Minden football star Fred Haynes.
Lou played for the University of Houston from 1972 to 1975.
He served as a boys’ basketball coach in the Houston area and conducted private basketball lessons. He has also coached at First Presbyterian School.