ANDRE BROWN

GHS Class of 2001


Andre participated in football, basketball, and track during his time at Grandview Senior High School. In football, Andre was named a 1st team all-conference, all-district, and all-state defensive lineman. Andre was honored by Metro Sports as the Kansas City High School Defensive Player of the Year. He was named Team Defensive MVP while serving as a team captain. Andre still holds the all-time sack record at GHS with 20 career sacks.


Andre went on to play football at the University of Central Missouri. Andre obtained a Master of Science Degree and a Doctorate in Philosophy Degree in educational leadership from MIZZOU in 2014. Andre currently works as a university administrator at Arizona State University where he works with students of color and students from historically oppressed backgrounds. Andre is engaged to his fiancee, Elizabeth. Andre's favorite athletic memories involve eulogizing his brother, Anthony, saying "I hope heaven is not a disappointment because heaven was playing with my brother and my teammates for the blue and gold".