Alumni Stories

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Willie W. Branch, Jr.

Willie W. Branch, Jr.

Class of 1970

This young man grew up in Third Ward where my parents, Willie W. Branch, Sr., and Doris Branch raised him on Truxillo St. Spent 12 years serving in the US Navy and later entered the ministry serving the African Methodist Episcopal Church, where I am now the Pastor of Historic New Bethel African Methodist Episcoapl Church in Ormond Beach, Florida. I am the proud parent of Miss Yates 1995, Rosalind Branch and the Father-in-law of Mr. Yates 1995 Ishmeal Muhammad. While at Yates my nickname was and still is "Buster", I am now known as Rev. Buster in certain circles.

Rev. Dr. Willie W. Branch, Jr.

Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Jack Yates High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Lions lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Do you have a fun holiday story or a great family tradition? Share them with our fellow Jack Yates High School alumni! Submit your own stories, achievements and photos in our Alumni Stories section. Read other classmate’s stories and see what they have been up to over the years.

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