KeeSean Johnson starred for Palo Alto High, Fresno State and is now drafted by the NFL (Arizona Cardinals) as a wide receiver and is from East Palo Alto.
A few years prior, Davante Adams starred for Palo Alto High, Fresno State and then and now plays for the Green Bay Packers.
So there are two NFL players who attended PAUSD on Tinsley Voluntary Transfer Programs — with recent talk about consolidating for cash purposes the Tinsley students, why don’t we do the opposite in terms of blue chip athletes in major sports (football and basketball) and distribute them evenly between Gunn and Paly?
Also, kudos for Sacred Heart grad and Washington Husky Ben Burr-Kiven for being drafted by Seattle Seahawks.
I have not heard yet whether Stanford center Jesse Burkett I met recently at Ike’s Sandwiches in Palo Alto will sign with the NFL undrafted.