John Brasfield was born and raised in Los Angeles. In high school he lettered in four sports. He was also voted “Most Remarkable Kid” by the L.A. Times in Our Times. Upon graduation from high school, he attended Azusa Pacific University where he earned his degree in business administration while playing football and competing on the track team.
After graduating from college he played professional Arena Football. He is also a standout amateur boxer. He currently works with children for LAUSD where he has been employed for over 10 years.
Through his experiences in sports, he learned the value of hard work and focus. He understands the importance of continuing to strive every day to get better and never give up on a goal because anything is possible.