Notable alumni
Johnson Gicheru: Former Chief Justice of Kenya.
James Gichuru. Former Finance Minister, and Defence Minister, and among the founders of the Kenya African National Union (KANU) party
Margaret Kenyatta: First woman mayor of Nairobi; Kenya’s ambassador to the United Nations (1976–1986) and President Jomo Kenyatta’s daughter
Maina Kiai: former Chairman of the Kenya National Human Rights Commission.
James Ole Kiyiapi: Presidential election candidate, Kenyan presidential elections 2013.
Mbiyu Koinange: the first Kenyan African to hold a degree, and Minister for Foreign Affairs
Wambu Mathu: the first African Member of the Legislative Council.
Kenneth Matiba: (The late) : (1 June 1932 – 15 April 2018) was a Kenyan politician and an activist for democracy.First African Permanent Secretary in Kenya and prominent opposition figure in the 1980s and 1990s. Second in the 1992 presidential elections.
Njoroge Mungai. Former Health, Foreign Affairs and Environment Minister, and a recipient of the Commander of the National Order of Merit of France.
Danson Mungatana: Member of Parliament representing Garsen Constituency in Coast Province
Kiraitu Murungi: Former Minister for Energy, currently Senator representing Meru County
Makau W. Mutua: Dean,University at Buffalo Law School and Chairman Kenya Human Rights Commission.
David Mwiraria: former Finance Minister
Ronald Ngala: first and only president of the first opposition party in Kenya the Kenya African Democratic Union (KADU).
Paul Ngei: Kenyan freedom fighter, a member of the Kapenguria 6 and former minister.
Charles Njonjo: first Attorney General of Kenya and also Minister for Constitutional Affairs
Jeremiah J.M. NyagahKenyan freedom fighter who later served in several key cabinet positions.
Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o: Kenyan politician and prominent multi-party activist in 1980s and 1990s Kenya
James Orengo: Prominent Lawyer and Senator representing Siaya County
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: author, novelist and playwright; the most prominent figure in Kenyan literature; has taught atYale University currently at University of California, Irvine
Amos Wako: Former Attorney General of Kenya,currently Senator representing Busia County
David Wasawo: zoologist and educationist