Stadford Brown was born and raised in Washington, DC. He attended Dunbar Senior High and graduated in 2004. He was a three year starter as an All-League quarterback leading his team to two Championship Titles and earning Pigskin All-Met. He attended North Carolina Central University in the fall of 2004 where he continued his football career, leading the Eagles to back-to-back CIAA Championship titles in 2005 and 2006. He also set CIAA records, as well as HBCU records as a freshman while assisting his team to become HBCU National Champions in 2006. During Brown’s Career at NCCU he received the CIAA rookie of the year, CIAA player of the year, HBCU Doug Williams offensive player of the year, HBCU All-American, Daktronic All-American, and Pigskin All-American. In 2014, NCCU’s 2006 football team was inducted into NCCU’s Hall-of-Fame. He later earned his degree in Mass Communication in 2009. He is currently giving back to his community by coaching and working at his alma mater Dunbar SHS. He has served as the Offensive Coordinator/Assistant Coach for the past 5 years and help the team reach two title in 2011 and 2012. He went back to school in 2013, graduated in 2015 with his MBA in Accounting.