Community Leaders

The Moss Point Visionary Circle seeks to collaborate with local officials to implement Economic Strategic Actions.

Our small community has had numerous people who have made  a huge impact on our town and the lives of others.

Some of the names you may have seen in the news are:

  • Jeramey Anderson, in 2013, was the youngest ever African-American candidate to be elected to any legislature in the United States.
  • Verlon Biggs, NFL football player, Hall of Famer, and former defensive end for the Washington Redskins from 1965–71 and the New York Jets from 1971–80
  • Damarius Bilbo, NFL football player and sports agent, graduated from Moss Point High School in 2001
  • Devin Booker, NBA basketball player
  • Melvin Booker, former NBA basketball player, father of Devin Booker
  • John Brock, CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises (graduated from Moss Point High School in 1967)[8]
  • Ray Costict, former linebacker for the New England Patriots from 1977–79
  • Ken Farragut, NFL and Ole Miss Hall of Fame football player
  • Don Hultz, NFL football player
  • Robert C. Khayat, Chancellor of the University of Mississippi
  • David Thomas Roberts, composer and musician
  • Tony Sipp, Major League Baseball player
  • George Wonsley, NFL football player
  • Nathan Wonsley, NFL football player
  • Tom Johnson (gridiron football), NFL defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings
  • Silky Nutmeg Ganache, contestant on season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Toni Seawright, 1982 Graduate of Moss Point High; Made history as the first African American to win Miss Mississippi in 1987 (4th Runner-up Miss America 1988)
  • Eddie Glaude, Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University