Jaylen Brown’s Teacher Thought He Would End Up In Jail, Not On Celtics


Apr 28, 2019

Plenty of things can change in a matter of five years.

Jaylen Brown, for instance, had plenty of doubters before his professional basketball career began with the Boston Celtics some three years ago. In fact, one of his former teachers apparently thought he would end up behind bars by Sunday.

Brown apparently didn’t take that comment lightly, and took to social media to express his displeasure.

Five years later, with the Celtics coming off a 22-point win over the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round of the NBA playoffs, Brown’s original tweet has resurfaced. Now, he’s getting the last laugh.

Here’s the original tweet:

When asked if he remembers the tweet, Brown said, “Absolutely.

“When someone says something like that to you, you never forget it,” he said.

Let this be a lesson to never doubt yourself or your abilities, folks.

Thumbnail photo via Brad Rempel/USA TODAY Sports Images
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