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The Southfield Jay surveyed the 214 seniors in the Class of 2016 about their plans after high school. Here’s what the last graduating class of Southfield High School – the final class of graduating Blue Jays – had to say about their plans:

Makayla Adams, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, journalism

Dezmond Alston, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, graphic design

KaBria Arnold ,  Savannah State University, Savannah, GA, communications

Telvin Ayala, Universal Technical Institute, Lisle, IL, automotive engineering

Jalen Banks, U.S. Navy

Asia Bates, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, interior design

Augenie Beard, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, diagnostic medical sonographer

Andrel Beard, U.S. Air Force

Blake Benford, Michigan State University, business

Michael Black, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, pre-medical studies

Justin Black, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, business management

Rodney Bolden, Oakland Community College, Farmington Hills, MI, computer engineering

Breanah Boyd, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Kinesiology

Terence Boyd, Oakland Community College, Southfield, MI, game design

Kolbe Bright, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus

Jake Brock, Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, MI, electrical engineering

Eric Brown, Oakland University, Auburn Hills, MI, engineering

Timothy Brown, Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI, sports management

Dennis Brown, Oakland Community College, Southfield, MI, fine arts

DeJanae Brown, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, psychology

Kierra Brown, Oakland Community College, Southfield, MI, psychology

Loren Brown-Ross, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, nursing

Lamar Bryant, Schoolcraft Community College, Livonia, MI, music production

Bernard Bullock, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, OH

Kennedy Burks, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, business management

Micah Camak, Oakland Community College, Southfield, MI, criminal justice

Marlon Carter, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, illustration

Syrenthea Cenance, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, business

Thaddeus Chatmon, U.S. Navy

John Clowney, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, computer science

Tremaine Cole, Culver-Stockton, Canton, MO, computer science

Janiel Cotto-Rivera, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Breanna Cross, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, undecided major

Tehlor Crutchfield, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, occupational therapy

Christina Daniels, Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, MI, physical therapy

Daijah Davis, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Kortnie Davis, Oakland Community College, Royal Oak, MI, dentististry

Raina Davis, Tennessee State University Nashville, TN, health sciences

Shayla Davis, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, social work

Ajha-Monet Davis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, mechanical engineering

Jordan Davison, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, physical therapy

Christiani DeBose, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, biology

David Degraffenreid, adult transition services program, MI

Ti’yanna Dorsey, Oakland Community College, Southfield, MI, optometry

Deziree’ Doucette, University of Michigan-Dearborn, MI, accounting

Brittany Edwards, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, biochemistry

Marvin Edwards, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, pre-law

Vantena Elias, adult transition services program, MI

Matthew Falcon, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, physical therapy

Jada Fann, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, biological science

William Flood, Bowling Green State University, OH, biology

Jaylon Franklin, U.S. Air Force

Kendall Gaddis, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS, business

LaRon Garfield, adult transition services program, MI

Jyleeshia Garrett, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, education

Jada Gaskin, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, accounting

Caleb Gilbert, adult transition services program, MI

Marcia Gingles, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus, MI

Dreykh Gipson, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, marketing

Omari Goshatt, University of Michigan-Flint, MI, psychology

Kievon Govan, Art Institute of Michigan, Novi, MI, culinary arts

Dominique Green, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, pre-medicine

Kameron Green, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, computer engineering

Justin Greene, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus, MI, art

Randall Greer, Oakland Community College, Southfield, MI, civil engineering

Loreal Gunter, Oakland Community College, Royal Oak Campus, MI, social work

Dara Hall, Tennessee State University, business

Branard Hardrick, straight to workforce

Kayla Harris, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus, MI, business management

Toron Hayden, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, business

Taylor Haywood, Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI, nursing

Jeffrey Haywood, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, business management

Bailey Hervey, Madonna University, Livonia, MI, criminal justice

Darrius Hicks, University of Michigan- Dearborn, MI, computer science

Kiara Hines, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, business

Harold Holmes II, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, engineering

Megan Hope, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, nursing

Cedrick Hubbard, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, business administration

Armond Humes, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, business

Darris Ivery, Oakland Community College, Farmington Hills Campus, MI, physical therapy

Simone Jackson, Paul Mitchell, Sterling Heights, MI, cosmetology

Ciara Jackson, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL, psychology

Isaiah Jackson, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, mechanical engineering

Justin Jefferson, Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI, business

Ashli John, Aveda Institute, Royal Oak, MI, cosmetology

Etaune Johnson, Focus Hope, Detroit, MI, CNC engineering

Jasmine Johnson, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, pre-law

Bakari Johnson, Alabama A&M University, Normal, AL, engineering

Jalen Johnson-Watkins, Jackson State University, Jackson, TN, business

Don’Chelle Jones, The Art Institute of Michigan, Novi, MI, fashion

Miles Jones, Northwood University, Midland, MI, fashion marketing

Catera Jones- Edwards, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, veterinary medicine

Daniel Jones-Ray, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, physical therapy

Jaime Lackey, David Pressly School of Cosmetology, Royal Oak, MI, makeup artistry

Ciara Lewis, Gannon University, Erie, PA, pre- med

Reonya Lindsey, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, dentistry

Marcia Lyons, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, sports medicine

Nicholas Mack, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, undecided major

Matthew Macon, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, ROTC/engineering

Mackenzie Macon, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, computer science

Zaire Marthrel, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, screen writing

Elijah Mason, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, management information systems

Stormeigh Mattison, Barton Community College, Great Bend, KS

Denia Maxwell, Oakland Community College, Waterford, MI, early childhood education

Robert McFarlin, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, business

Jacob McGee, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

Shianne McMillian, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI

Alexander McWhorter, University of Toldedo, Toledo, Ohio, civil engineering

Lyric Mention, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, kinesiology

Allexus Mitchell, Michigan Career Technical Institute, Plainwell, MI, computer science

Emmanuel Molex, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, molecular biology

Norvell Molex, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, 2D animation

Aleena Montgomery, Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Cincinnati, OH, mortuary science

Alyssa Montgomery, Marketti Academy of Cosmetology, Waterford, MI, hair styling

Dazeya Moore, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, psychology

Samia Moorehead, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, pre-med

Shayla Morris, U.S. Navy

Kaelan Murray, Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, MI, computer science

Dezmond Nelson, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus, MI, business

SunTia Newsome, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, business

Paige O’Neal, Hampton University, Norfolk, VA, biology

Ramoni Overton, Fisk University, Nashville, TN, business

Kaelan Owens, Michigan State University, East Lansing, computer engineering

Ian Patterson, Northwood University, Midland, MI, entertainment management

Kenvon Peete, University of Toledo, OH, biology

Nikolaus Perry, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, civil engineering

Paige Perryman, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, forensic science

Alexus Phillips, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, nursing

Lucian Phillips, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, business management

Joshua Pickens, Culver-Stockton Canton, MO, biology

Labree Plump-James, Oakland Community College, Royal Oak Campus, MI, psychology

Armond Porter, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus, MI, broadcasting

Pyah Porter, Baker College, Auburn Hills, MI, nursing

Mortuza Raihan, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus, MI, automotive technology

Montinique Reed, Western Michigan University,Kalamazoo, MI, pre-dentistry

Kitara Reed, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, automotive design

Kayla Respress, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus, MI

Kionne Rice-Cutts, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus, MI, physical therapy

Teka Richardson, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, biology

Piccolo Robertson, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, mechanical engineering

Jaleel Roland, Culver Stockton, Canton, MO, physical therapy

Jaela Ruffins, Oakland Community College, Royal OakCampus, MI, pre-med

Brittney Russell, Oakland Community College, Royal Oak Campus, MI, pre- med

Dally Sacko, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus, MI, business

Damond Selley, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, pre- dental

Sherroid Shreve, Macomb Community College, Macomb, MI, Business

Laura Small, Gannon University, Erie, PA, pre-med

Brandon Smith, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, computer science

Kyron Smith, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, public and non-profit administration

Shayla Smith, Baker College, Allen Park, MI, physical therapy assistant

Chelsea Smith, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, sports medicine

Bobby Smith, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo, MI, engineering

James Sorrell, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, sports management

Ashley Sparks- Ross, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, dentistry

Tanisha Spencer, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, nursing

Adrian Springer, University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH

Lauryn Stevenson, Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI, business

Ariell Sydes, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, nursing

William Teamer, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus, MI, entrepreneurship

Issac Thibodeaux, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, engineering

Kiara Timmons, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, biochemistry

Tyler Travis, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, business

Keturah Tupper, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo, MI, forensic science

Nakole Turner, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, accounting

Marina Vicini, foreign exchange student, returning to Italy to finish high school

Dean Wagner, Westwood College, Atlanta, GA, film studies

Kevin Walker, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

Robert Walker, Oakland Community College, Southfield Campus, MI

Rachel Walker, Motion Picture Institute of Michigan, Troy, MI, film

Nina Walker, Oakland University, Auburn Hills, MI, journalism

Carnell Wallace, Art Institute of Michigan, Novi, MI, graphic design

Ashley Wilcox, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, orthodontics

Rahism Wilder, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, engineering

Mariah Wilkerson, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, nursing

Chelsea Williams, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, physical therapy

Deriante Williams, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, electrical engineering

Bianca Wright, Baker College, Allen Park, MI, optometry

Corey Wright, Wayne County Community College Detroit, MI, mechanical engineering

Delan Wynn, Tiffin University, OH, sports medicine

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One Response to “Last Graduating Class of Blue Jays Flies Away”

  1. Mesha Nelson on June 8th, 2016 12:43 pm

    We switched my sister to Southfield High, expecting her to graduate from just that, and it’s sad that won’t be happening. No more Blue Jays.

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