Checkout The List Of Kenyan Celebrities Who Attended National Schools

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Kenya’s 8-4-4 education system is rated amongst the best schools system in the world. Most Kenyans and other people from the neighboring countries come to study in Kenya just to have a feel of that competitive education system.

Well, high school is the most loved institution of learning in Kenya as this is where teenagers from primary school discover themselves and set their goals before they enroll at the university level. There are those who pass their KCPE with flying colours and are admitted to national schools while there are those who don’t get lucky and end up at a district or county school but all in all, that doesn’t matter. What’s important is what you do in that particular institution at the end of four years.

We have so many bright Kenyan celebrities who scored A’s and made it to national schools and we are proud of them. From DJs, to musicians to footballers, these lot of men and women studied in top end schools where education was the number one priority. they did not study through the windows as many say, they went to the best schools.

From number 1 decks master DJ Creme Dela Creme to singer Nyashinski, here is the list of  those who attended national schools that you should check out.

  1. Masanduku Junior (JB) -Starehe Boy’s Centre

2. Edith Kimani State House Girls (before getting a scholarship to Hillcrest)

3. DJ Creme Dela Creme – Alliance High School



4.  Kleptomaniacs(Nyashinski, Collo and Roba) – Nairobi School

5. Size 8 – State House Girls (before getting a scholarship to Hillcrest)

6. Fred Indimuli – Nakuru High

Fred Indimuli

7. Peniel Weru –  Starehe Boys’Centre

8. Joseph Hellon – Starehe Boys’Centre

9. Jacque Maribe – State House Girls


10. Wahu Kagwe – Precious Blood Riruta

11. DJ Juan – Alliance High School

12. Bernard Kioko –  Starehe Boys’Centre

13.Dj Stylez-Mang’u High School.

14. ken Akoth (Kibra MP) – Starehe Boys Centre

15. Paul ‘Modo’ Kiongera – Friends School Kamusinga

16. Jackson Saleh – St. Josephs Boys Kitale

17. Maureen Kunga (of Elani)  Kianda School

18. Brian Osumbe (Tusker FC player) – Kanga High School

19. Esther Arunga –  Kenya High School

20. Pendo – Kenya High (dropped out)

22. Nancy Baraza – Moi Girls, Eldoret

23. Mwai Kibaki – Mangu Secondary School

23. The late Barack Obama, Sr – Maseno school

24 Violet Barasa – Lugulu Girls High School

25. Ida Odinga – Moi Girls Eldoret



26. Roselyn Nambuye, beauty queen and 2010 finalist of the M-Net Face of Africa competition –  Lugulu Girls

27. Moipei – Kianda School

28. Mercy Juma (NTV journalist) – Lugulu Girls

29. Everlyn Makuto and Praxides Agal (volleyballers) – Lugulu Girls

30. OJ (Thidi High actor) – Nakuru High

31. William Ruto – Kapsabet High

32. Fred Omondi – Nyang’ori High

33. Raila Odinga – Maranda High

34. Benjamin Ayimba – Maseno School

35. Rachel Ruto – Butere Girls

36. Allan Omuka – Chavakali High

37. Musalia Mudavadi – Starehe Boys

38. Raphael Tuju – Starehe Boys

39. Kalekye Mumo – Loreto High

40. David Rudisha – Kapsabet High

David Rudisha

41. Makau Mutua – Alliance High

42. James Orengo – Alliance High

43. Charles Njonjo – Alliance High

44. John Keen – Alliance High

45. Paul Ereng (Olympic gold medalist) – Starehe Boys Centre

46. Peter Keneth – Starehe

47. Evans Kidero – Mang’u High

48.Binyavanga Wainaina – Mang’u High

50. George Saitoti – Mang’u High


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