Justin Brown is a 2009 graduate of Furman University of Greenville, South Carolina.
Profoundly rooted in his enthusiasm to see people’s lives changed for the better, Justin Brown has a heart for service and a passion for helping people develop into influential leaders. As a respected academic scholar, speaker, educator, and minister, Justin is often called upon to provide insight on matters of organizational and personal leadership; racial reconciliation; and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
He has over 10 years of experience working in higher education in student affairs and athletics, two crucial areas that focus on student growth. Justin is wholeheartedly devoted to making others aware of the greatness that lies within them. It is this devotion that fuels him to enthusiastically help people see beyond their current circumstances and accomplish the goals they have always wanted to achieve.
Through the vitality of his personal testimony, Justin connects with people right where they are. In 2016, he developed the “Go 1 More” concept, which says that when we have reached the point of giving up and giving in, all it takes is completing one more task, taking one more step, and getting up one more time to realize the impossible is indeed possible.
His zeal for leading individuals to experience personal, lifelong transformation is apparent, often encouraging people to be persistent, be enthused, be compassionate, and be effective.
Currently serving as the Associate Director for Alumni and Parent Engagement at Furman University, Justin began his higher education career as an assistant coach at Presbyterian College in 2011. An ordained minister, he also served as Football Chaplain at Furman.
A native of Warner Robins, Georgia, Justin earned a dual Master of Divinity degree and Master of Science degree in organizational leadership from Mercer University and a Bachelor’s degree in communication studies and religion from Furman University.