DJ Bryant plays point guard at Riverview High School in Sarasota, Fla.
Brown was a four-year letterwinner from 1993-97, averaging 16.0 points, 3.0 assists and 2.3 rebounds per game at UTA. In his freshman year of 1993-94, Brown moved into the start¬ing lineup for six games before a broken foot ended his season.
After seeing limited time as a sophomore, Brown started every game over his final two years in a UTA uniform. He blos¬somed as a junior, scoring a career-high 19.0 points per game and dishing out 4.3 assists per contest. He ranked fifth in the Southland Conference in steals and sixth in the league in assists that season. Brown closed out his UTA career by averaging 16.0 points and 3.0 assists per game as senior. Five years after his final game in a Mavericks uniform, Brown still ranks eighth on UTA's all-time steals list and ninth on the school's all-time assists chart. He also excelled academically, earning recognition as a member of the SLC's All-Academic team in 1994-95.
Following his collegiate playing career, Brown went to Europe to embark on a pro¬fessional career, eventually becoming one of Ireland's most popular players as a member of Tolka Rovers in the 1997-98 season. That year Brown averaged 24 points per game and appeared on the cover of one of Ireland's bas¬ketball magazines.
He returned to Arlington after that season to come back to school and earn his degree, which he did in 1999 when he earned a bachelor's degree in speech communication. Following his graduation, Brown served as the head junior varsity boy's basketball coach, and an assistant on the varsity staff at James Bowie High School, a position he held until coming to UT Arlington. While at Bowie, Brown's teams won three district championships and one bi-district title. He has served as a motivational speaker at teen and juvenile centers in the area.
Brown is married to his wife, Anick, and they have two daughter's Alexis and Autumn.
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