Meet Jim Henson of University Park

Jim HensonJim Henson (the Muppets!!) came to University Park as a 5th grader, and he started his puppetry career right away.  At  Northwestern High School, he creating puppets for a TV show called The Junior Morning Show.  As a commuting student at UMD, he developed the TV show Sam and Friends.  Clearly, Henson’s genius flowered in the County, and he was inducted in to the Prince George’s Hall of Fame in 2009.

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