Located on the gorgeous CT Shoreline, Oxford Academy is the original one-to-one top secondary, all boys, college preparatory independent boarding school.

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Notable Alumni


Gary Jawish '50

In 1960 Jawish won the Eastern (New York) golden gloves championship and lost the Golden Gloves final to Cassius Clay (Muhammed Ali). Because of that fight Ali went to Olympics. Jawish had a 40-pound advantage over Ali.

Watch the video of Jawish v. Clay on Youtube here.

John Kovler '64

General Manager of the Chicago Bulls from 1976-78 and former part owner of the Bulls. President of the Kovler Family Foundation

John Pritzker '71

Son of the founder of Chicago Hyatt Hotel chain. John is a 25-year veteran of the hospitality industry. John has his own business Geolo Capital, in San Francisco and is owner of Joie de Vivre Hotels and Thompson Hotels. In 1988 he was a founding member of Ticketmaster. In addition he works with the Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund, and is an executive council member of the University of California at San Francisco and the Bernard Osher Foundation.

Michael Armand Hammer '72

is an American philanthropist and businessman. He is the son of Julian Armand Hammer (Oxford ’47) and the grandson of industrialist Armand Hammer.[1] Best known for his ties to Occidental Petroleum, the company of his late grandfather, Hammer oversees the Hammer International Foundation, the Armand Hammer Foundation, and owns numerous businesses that include Hammer Galleries, and Hammer Productions, a television and film production company located in Los Angeles, California.He is the father of actor Armie Hammer and Viktor Hammer a businessman and philanthropist.


Felix Serralles Sr. '77

Felix Serralles Sr. class of '77 works in family business in Puerto Rico.He makes DonQ Rum. He currently presides over Destileria Serralles, Inc.

Wayne Huizenga '81

Is the president of Huizenga Holdings, Inc. a diversified company that was once the managing owner of the NFL Miami Dolphins and Dolphin Stadium in South Florida, as well as investments in resorts and real estate.He is a founding board member of the Bank of Florida and chairman of the board of Rybovich, a marina and yacht refit company based in West Palm Beach.Graduated from University of Tampa with a degree in business.He is a board member of the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association, the Boys and Girls Club of Broward County and the Christian Community Foundation of South Florida.

Perry Lorenz '81

President and owner of A/Z Corp. in Stonington, CT –an engineering and construction firm.The company’s design and construction projects range from colleges and hospitals to hotels and power plants, all along the Eastern Seaboard and throughout most of the Northeast.Led the construction of Mohegan Sun’s $130 million 400 room Earth Hotel. Also built the new Thompson Exhibition building at Mystic Seaport.

Fabien Cousteau '86

Fabien Cousteau is an aquanaut, ocean conservationist, and documentary filmmaker. Grandson of Jacques Cousteau, there is a Ted talk he gave, “What I learned from spending 31 days underwater”

Robert Allbritton '87

Son of Barbara and the late banker Joe Allbritton, is the owner and founder of Capitol News Company, the parent company of Capitol Hill political newspaper and website Politico. Also a former trustee of Oxford.

Moises de la Renta '03

After graduating Oxford, under the direction of his iconic father, Oscar de la Renta, Moises launched his MDLR fashion line.

Lachlan Markay '05

After graduating Oxford Lachlan is a White House reporter at The Daily Beast. A former staff writer at The Washington Free Beacon and Investigative Reporter at The Heritage Foundation.

Felix Serralles Jr. '09

After gathering two second-place finishes in the Caribbean Karting Championship, Serrallés joined the Skip Barber National Championship and finished third. Afterwards, he was recruited by Fortec Motorsport and moved to Europe, where he debuted in the Formula Renault. By 2012, Serrallés had fully adapted to formula racing, remaining in the run for the British Formula 3 Championship until the final race of the season and eventually finishing third. After being sidelined by a back injury for most of 2013, he joined Team West-Tec for the 2014 season of the European Formula 3 Championship.Young Felix recently signed with Carlin for the 2016 Indy Lights.

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