Men's Basketball

25 DJ Brown
25 DJ Brown
Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Anderson, S.C.
High School: Wren HS
Previous College: Spartanburg Methodist College
Position: Guard
Major: Health and physical education

Previous School: Attended Spartanburg Methodist College in Spartanburg, S.C…Led the region in three-pointers in each of his two seasons.

High School: Graduated from Wren High School in Piedmont, S.C…Coached by Fran Campbell…Two-time all-region I-4A selection in 2008 and 2009…Anderson Independent all-Area Second team in 2009…School’s all-time leader in three-point field goals (147).

Personal: Full name is Darrell James Brown III…Born on May 14, 1991 in Anderson, S.C…Son of Jimmy and Karen Brown…Has one sister, Elizabeth…Father Jimmy played basketball at Anderson College and Baker University…Majoring in health and physical education…Plans to attend graduate school, or begin teaching physical education and coaching at the middle school or high school level after graduation.

More about DJ: Favorite books: “Coach Wooden: The Seven Principles That Shaped His Life and Will Change Yours” by Pat Williams…Favorite team: South Carolina Gamecocks…Favorite athletes: Tim Tebow of the Denver Broncos, Ray Allen of the Boston Celtics…DJ can’t imagine a week without God and his family…DJ’s advice to kids: “Be true to yourself. Help others. Make each day your masterpiece. Drink deeply from good books, especially The Bible. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day by the life you live. Pray for guidance and counsel, and give thanks for your blessings each day”…Favorite color: Green…Favorite sports other than basketball: Football, golf…Person DJ most admires: His father…Best advice DJ has ever been given: “No matter the situation, be true to who you are and don’t compromise your values for the pleasing of others”.