NBA Player Agent Austin Brown '07 Among "Sports World's Brightest Young Stars" in Forbes
January 6, 2015
Austin D. Brown, an agent with CAA (Creative Artists Agency) Sports and a 2007 graduate of DePauw University, is listed among Forbes magazine's "30 Under 30: The Sports World's Brightest Young Stars."
Chris Smith writes that "off the field of play are the executives and entrepreneurs running things behind the scenes ... CAA’s Austin Brown represents three top-40 NBA draft picks."
The profile of Brown, a communication major at DePauw, notes, "In 2014 Brown was responsible for signing two top-40 NBA draft picks, Michigan State’s Gary Harris and Michigan’s Glenn Robinson III. The year before, Brown signed No. 9 overall selection Trey Burke, who went on to earn NBA All-Rookie first team honors and finish third in rookie of the year voting."
Read more at the publication's website.
A first team all-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference selection as a DePauw senior, Brown was named to the second team of the 2007 All-Fraternity All-American Basketball Team. He was featured on ESPN2's Cold Pizza in 2006 after hitting a 61-foot buzzer beater that gave his team the SCAC championship and earned the Tigers a berth in the NCAA tournament.
Read about the TV appearance (which is embedded below) in this previous story.Back