1. Robert Smalls, Former Congressman/Create marine Base at Paris Island.
2. Booker T. Washington, Educator and founder of Tuskegee Institute.
3. Tony Williams, Platters Lead Singer, He was elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Platters in 1990.
4. Colin Powell, a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (2001–2005), serving under President George W. Bush. He was the first African American appointed to that position. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor (1987–1989), as Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Army Forces Command (1989) and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993).