Cedrick Brown was born and raised in the city of Compton, California which some has labeled the "gang capitol of the World" and where he began to excel in the game of football.
Football became a way-out landing him at Washington State University (1982-86) where he again continued to stand out as a four-year letterman and three-year-starter at defensive back while majoring in Hotel & Restaurant Management.
He then signed as a free-agent with the Philadelphia Eagles under the legendary "Buddy" Ryan (1986-1988).
Cedrick has also spent fifteen years in sales and executive sales management with Alcoa Home Exteriors; he is a sought after public speaker for churches, family and outreach events, men's groups, youth groups, public schools, and more; He is the author of "Influencing Your World" and "The Racial and Cultural Divide"; He also has a Bachelors from Philadelphia Biblical University, his Master's and Doctorate Degrees in Theology from Slidell Baptist Seminary.
He is the Founding Pastor of Commitment Community Church located in Lindenwold-one of most racially and culturally diverse churches in the state of New Jersey and where he has served since 1996.
has been married to his
beautiful wife Lisa for over twenty years and they have three wonderful children together: one son and two daughters.