The 6-foot-3, 205-pound junior won the discus throw and placed fourth in the shot put at the Class A state meet this past season, leading the Spartans to a 16th-place finish as a team. Brown’s personal-best effort of 192 feet in the discus at the Lincoln Public Schools Open ranked No. 16 in the nation among prep competitors in 2019 at the time of his selection. The 15/16-year-old boys USA Track & Field Nebraska Association Junior Olympic Athlete of the Year in 2018, he placed ninth in the discus at this month’s New Balance Nationals Outdoor.
Brown has maintained a 3.57 GPA in the classroom. He will begin his senior year of high school this fall.
Brown has volunteered locally with the YMCA of Lincoln and as a youth track coach.