Children Of NFL Legend, Jim Brown, Pay Touching Tribute After His Passing

Posted On : May 20, 2023
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When news spread that NFL legend, Jim Brown, sadly passed away at age 87, on May 18, 2023, thousands of online tributes from fans and celebrities alike began pouring in. In case you missed it, Monique Brown (pictured below), Jim’s wife of 26 years, announced the heartbreaking news of Jim’s transition on her social media page Friday (May 19), when she informed the public that Jim had died at their home the day prior:

“It is with profound sadness that I announce the passing of my husband, Jim Brown. He passed away peacefully last night at our L.A. home. To the world he was an activist, actor and football star. To our family, he was a loving and wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Our hearts are broken.” – Monique Brown


Jim Brown’s Children

Now, several of the NFL legend-turned actor-turned activist’s six children have taken to social media to pay homage to their Dad.

Aris Brown – the 21-year-old son Jim shares with wife, Monique Brown –  posted the following tribute to his father online:

“You were an amazing father and role model. I am blessed to call you my father and learn so much from you. You gave me the best childhood anyone could ask for, and always wanted me to be happy. I can’t thank you enough for that. I love you pops❤️🕊️”


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Aris Brown followed in his pop’s athletic footsteps. He’s currently a lacrosse player for Hampton University. In a since-deleted Instagram post, Aris wrote, “I’m very proud and blessed to announce my commitment to play Division 1 lacrosse at Hampton University. I’d like to thank God, my family, friends, and coaches for helping me through the way.”



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Morgan Brown –Jim’s and Monique’s twenty-something-year-old daughter– posted a series of throwback photos of her dad the day after he passed away, along with this caption:

“My Father didn’t tell me how to live; he just did it and let me watch.” 🕊️🤎

My father was an extraordinary man who affected many people’s lives with his generosity, wisdom, and unshakable devotion. Even when I questioned myself, my father had the unique ability to sense my potential. When I was unable to believe in myself, he did. He always encouraged me to pursue my goals, motivating me to take chances and never accept mediocrity. He showed me that obstacles are simply opportunities for personal growth and advancement.

And I am grateful to admit that I have never encountered a man who could match my father’s greatness.”

Morgan also followed in her dad’s athletic footsteps, by playing soccer for USC IN 2021. She is now a professional photographer.

Karen Brown is Jim’s daughter from a prior relationship. After her dad’s death, she hasn’t posted to her social media. However, for his 87th birthday, Karen paid a touching tribute to her legendary pops:

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD ❤️ YOU!! Every year you’re on this earth is a blessing from GOD! #87 … I LOVE YOU DAD 🎊🎉🎁❤️🏈🏀🥍🛼⛳️

No matter what your blood runs through my veins and nothing can change that. You have been my supporter, my wisdom, and the example of a man to submit to. You showed me what a great man acts and looks like. You’re the light in my life 🤎🧡🤎 Happy Birthday Dad‼️

Karen is not only a pro athlete liek her dad (peep her impressive video below), she’s also an actress, as well as the creator and executive producer of the television series, “Daughters of Legends.”

Jim N. Brown Jr. is Jim’s eldest son from a prior relationship. In the 1980s, Jim Jr. played college basketball at North Carolina AT&T. Not much else is known about his whereabouts today. He lives a life away from the spotlight.

The NFL icon also has two more children from prior a relationship(s) – Kim and Kevin Brown – but much like their brother, Jim Jr., they both live very private lives, away from the spotlight. Therefore, not much else is known about their whereabouts to this day.

Jim Brown is preceded in death by his daughter, Kim Brown Ward, who passed away in 2016 from unknown causes.

Jim’s Close Celebrity Friends Visited Him In his Last Days

Prior to Jim’s passing, news spread among his close friends that his health was failing, resulting in several of them –including former NFL players, Marshall Faulk and Eric Dickerson; and rap legend, Flavor Flav— to visit Jim at his home at that time.

Our deepest condolences to Jim Brown’s family and loved ones. May Mr. Brown rest in peace and power.