Jim Brown



  • Born in Union County, FL
  • Graduated from Union County High School, Lake Butler, FL, 1956
  • Attended ABAC, Tifton, GA, 1961-62
  • Graduated from Lake City Comm. College, 1966
  • Graduated from University of FL, Gainesville, FL, 1969
  • Taught at Union County High School, Lake Butler, FL, 1969-87
  • Taught at Elbert County High School, Elberton, GA, 1987-88
  • Taught at St. Augustine Vo-Tech, St. Augustine, FL, 1988-89
  • Taught at Hamilton County High School, Jasper, FL, 1989-92
  • Taught at Forsyth County High School, Cumming, GA, 1992-2001
  • Advisor to a state FFA officer
  • Advisor to a number of southern regional award winners
  • Advisor to one national proficiency award winner
  • FFA chapters received superior rating for 30 years
  • FFA chapters received national ranking for three years
  • Four former students are teaching agriculture
  • Taught 13 students who received the American Farmer Degree
  • Served in U.S.A.F., 1956-60