is a professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He was born on October 24, 1996, in Marietta, Georgia, and attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he played college basketball.
Jaylen Brown, a forward for the Boston Celtics, made his return to the court on Thursday night against the Indiana Pacers.
Brown had missed four games due to a facial fracture which he had suffered during the team's win over the Philadelphia 76ers on February 8th, after being accidentally elbowed by his teammate Jayson Tatum.
Even after participating in Sunday's All-Star Game, Jaylen Brown was seen wearing a black fitted mask to shield his face during Thursday's game. His face still appeared to be slightly swollen on the left side from the facial fracture he had suffered earlier.
Brown was selected third overall by the Boston Celtics in the 2016 NBA Draft.
Since joining the Celtics, Brown has established himself as a versatile player with a well-rounded skill set.
He is known for his athleticism, defensive prowess, and ability to score from all areas of the court.
Brown has also been active off the court, using his platform to advocate for social justice and education reform.
In his career so far, Brown has been named to the NBA All-Star team and the All-NBA Third Team, and has helped lead the Celtics to the Eastern Conference Finals.
He continues to be a key player for the Celtics and a rising star in the NBA.