Victor Hundley

Victor Hundley is a Newport News resident born in 1949. Hundley was one of the first African-American students to attend Ferguson High School in Newport News and the first African-American student to play on its football team. He played first on junior varsity and later on the varsity football team. A star athlete, he scored seventeen recorded touchdowns in one season (1966) and made the all-district and the all-state football teams as well. After graduating from Ferguson High School in 1967, he attended Virginia State University before joining the Air Force and moving to Kansas, where he and his wife had two sons. Later, he moved with his family back to Newport News and took over his father’s masonry contractor job.

-Interview and biographical information recorded in 2016.