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Oxford alumni are extraordinary people and professionals committed to making the world a better place through their work in a wide range of fields including environmental research, education, business, entertainment, and technology.

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Gary Jawish
1950

Gary Jawish

Michael Hammer
1972

Michael Armand Hammer

John Kovler
1964

John Kovler

Scotty Anderson Oxford Academy Notable Alumni
1964

F.M. Scotty Anderson

John Pritzker
1971

John Pritzker

Felix Serralles
1977

Felix Serralles Sr.

Wayne Huizenga
1981

Wayne Huizenga

Perry Lorenz
1981

Perry Lorenz

Fabien Cousteau
1986

Fabien Cousteau

Robert Allbritton
1987

Robert Allbritton

Takuro Nishimura The Oxford Academy
1987

Takuro Nishimura

The Oxford Academy Notable Alumni
2003

Samuel Cutler

Moises de la Renta
2003

Moises de la Renta

2004

Robert Howland

Lachlan Markay
2005

Lachlan Markay

Felix Serralles Jr
2009

Felix Serralles Jr.

1950

Gary Jawish

In 1960 Jawish won the Eastern (New York) golden gloves championship and lost the Golden Gloves final to Cassius Clay (Muhammed Ali.) Because of that fight Ali went to the Olympics. Jawish had a 40-pound advantage over Ali.

Watch the video of Jawish v. Clay on Youtube here.

1972

Michael Armand Hammer

is an American philanthropist and businessman. He is the son of Julian Armand Hammer (Oxford ’47) and the grandson of industrialist Armand Hammer.[1] Best known for his ties to Occidental Petroleum, the company of his late grandfather.

Hammer oversees the Hammer International Foundation, the Armand Hammer Foundation, and owns numerous businesses that include Hammer Galleries, and Hammer Productions, a television and film production company located in Los Angeles, California. He is the father of actor Armie Hammer and Viktor Hammer a businessman and philanthropist.

1964

John Kovler

General Manager of the Chicago Bulls from 1976-78 and former part owner of the Bulls. John is President of the Kovler Family Foundation.

1964

F.M. Scotty Anderson

Retired entrepreneur and political strategist who lives in Hawaii. Scotty has worked on major political
campaigns, also excelled in the field of marketing and sales. Later, he founded manufacturing representative agencies.
He currently serves as a chairperson of the election committee for the State of Hawaii.

1971

John Pritzker

Son of the founder of Chicago Hyatt Hotel chain. John Pritzker is a 25-year veteran of the hospitality industry. John has his own business Geolo Capital, in San Francisco and is owner of Joie de Vivre Hotels and Thompson Hotels. In 1988 he was a founding member of Ticketmaster. In addition he works with the Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund, and is an executive council member of the University of California at San Francisco and the Bernard Osher Foundation.

1977

Felix Serralles Sr.

Felix Serralles Sr. class of ’77 works in his family business in Puerto Rico. He makes DonQ Rum. He currently presides over Destileria Serralles, Inc.

1981

Wayne Huizenga

Wayne Huizenga Is the president of Huizenga Holdings, Inc. a diversified company that was once the managing owner of the NFL Miami Dolphins and Dolphin Stadium in South Florida, as well as investments in resorts and real estate. He is a founding board member of the Bank of Florida and chairman of the board of Rybovich, a marina and yacht refit company based in West Palm Beach. He graduated from University of Tampa with a degree in business. Wayne is a board member of the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association, the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County and the Christian Community Foundation of South Florida.

1981

Perry Lorenz

President and owner of A/Z Corp. in Stonington, CT –an engineering and construction firm. The company’s design and construction projects range from colleges and hospitals to hotels and power plants, all along the Eastern Seaboard and throughout most of the Northeast. Perry led the construction of Mohegan Sun’s $130 million 400 room Earth Hotel. Also built the new Thompson Exhibition building at Mystic Seaport.

1986

Fabien Cousteau

Fabien Cousteau is an aquanaut, ocean conservationist, documentary filmmaker and grandson of Jacques Cousteau. His Ted Talk is widely admired, “What I learned from spending 31 days underwater”.

Most recently Fabien was featured on CNN style, Forbes, and Fast Company for his unique design for underwater ‘space station’ and habitat called Proteus. Proteus is a 4,000-square-foot modular lab that will sit under the water off the coast of Curaçao, providing a home to scientists and researchers from across the world studying the ocean — from the effects of climate change and new marine life to medicinal breakthroughs.

1987

Robert Allbritton

Son of Barbara and the late banker Joe Allbritton, is the owner and founder of Capitol News Company, the parent company of Capitol Hill, political newspaper and website Politico. Robert is also a former trustee of Oxford.

1987

Takuro Nishimura

Takuro lives in Tokyo, Japan, he is the President of Nittaku Real Estate. Nittaku Real Estate operates
game halls. The Company operates and manages pachinko stores and game centers.
Nittaku Real Estate also develops, manages, holds, and leases real estate. We are pleased to have Takuro’s nephew join the OA community as well, he will also join the alumni association in 2021.

2003

Samuel Cutler

After graduating from Oxford, Sam began training in aviation and recently became a pilot for JetBlue. He currently lives in New Hampshire.

2003

Moises de la Renta

After graduating Oxford, under the direction of his iconic father, Oscar de la Renta, Moises launched his MDLR fashion line.

2004

Robert Howland

Designer, Programmer, and Producer of ‘Influent’ (PC) & ‘Armed and Gelatinous’
(XB1/PS4/PC). Founder of ThreeFlip Studios, a video game development company
located in Los Angeles, California, skateboarding capital of the world.

2005

Lachlan Markay

After graduating Oxford Lachlan is a White House reporter at The Daily Beast. A former staff writer at The Washington Free Beacon and Investigative Reporter at The Heritage Foundation.

2009

Felix Serralles Jr.

After gathering two second-place finishes in the Caribbean Karting Championship, Serrallés joined the Skip Barber National Championship and finished third. Afterwards, he was recruited by Fortec Motorsport and moved to Europe, where he debuted in the Formula Renault. By 2012, Serrallés had fully adapted to formula racing, remaining in the run for the British Formula 3 Championship until the final race of the season and eventually finishing third. After being sidelined by a back injury for most of 2013, he joined Team West-Tec for the 2014 season of the European Formula 3 Championship. Young Felix recently signed with Carlin for the 2016 Indy Lights.

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