Walker Brown and his siblings Braden Brown and Graecin Brown live in Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, United States. Their mother Jennifer Walker‘s father David Jack Walker is one of the victims of the Oklahoma City Bombing, a domestic terrorist truck bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on April 19, 1995.
David was from Edmond, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. He was an environmental officer with the Community Planning and Development Division of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) when he was killed in the bombing.
Walker and Braden train at The Colosseum Wrestling and MMA, a gym in Norman owned by their father Thomas “Tommy” Brown, a fitness trainer. Here are 13 more things about Walker:
- On April 2, 2017, he competed in a freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling tournament. He placed second and third. On April 25, 2017, he took to Twitter to share photos of him and his family’s meeting with Ben Carson and Lynne Patton at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum in Oklahoma City. (a)
- From August 2017 to December 2019, he worked at Torres Tailgate in Norman as a part-time bar back. From March 2018 to May 2018, he worked part-time at Lowe’s Companies, Inc. in Edmond as a customer service associate. (b)
- On April 19, 2018, he and Graecin read the names of the Oklahoma City Bombing victims at the 23rd Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony of the Oklahoma City Bombing at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. (b)(c)
- From May 2018 to June 2018, he was an engineering intern at Access Downhole, LLC in Oklahoma City. (b)
- From August 2018 to May 2022, he attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman where he earned a bachelor’s degree in aviation management. (b)
- From December 2018 to July 2019, he was a part-time sales employee at GNC in Norman. (b)
- From March 2019 to July 2022, he was a part-time group fitness instructor at Steel Fitness in Norman. From September 2020 to July 2022, he worked for Steel Fitness as a certified personal trainer. (b)
- From July 2019 to December 2019, he worked at Red Effect Infrared Fitness in Norman as a group fitness instructor and a sales associate. (b)
- On March 7, 2020, he and Graecin dropped the puck at the Oklahoma City Blazers Jr. hockey game. The Blazers wore jerseys honoring the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing. (d)
- In September 2020, he obtained his certification as a personal fitness trainer from the National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT). (b)
- On February 13, 2021, he had a physical altercation with Spencer Jones in the bathroom of the Logie’s on the Corner bar in Norman. Braden was also there fighting with University of Oklahoma senior Andrew Magee, who was on the roster of the university’s football team called Oklahoma Sooners in 2018. At the time, he was a University of Oklahoma junior while Jones was a redshirt senior, an Oklahoma Sooners football holder and receiver. He was legally justified in defending himself from Jones and Magee that day, according to his legal counsel Steve Stice. On February 22, 2021, his mother created a GoFundMe page for him to raise $50,000 to cover medical costs pertaining to injuries in the fight and time off of work. On March 9, 2021, the completed investigation to the incident was provided to the Cleveland County District Attorney’s Office. On March 11, 2021, Cleveland County district attorney Greg Mashburn said, “My office has decided that no criminal charges are appropriate as this appears to be a mutual combat situation in which both parties voluntarily engaged in a fist fight.” (e)(f)(g)
- In November 2021, he received his certificate as a remote pilot operator from the Federal Aviation Administration. (b)
- In July 2022, he joined DroneUp, which is based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, as a flight engineer. (b)