Spartanburg School District One announced Dr. D.J. Brown as the incoming Principal of Mabry Middle School at their Board of Trustees meeting held on May 10, 2021. Dr. Brown will be replacing Mr. Ty Dawkins who will be transitioning to a district administrator role.
Dr. Brown is currently the Assistant Principal of Holly Spring-Motlow Elementary School and has been employed with Spartanburg One for eight years. He began his educational career in 2013 as a Physical Education teacher and served in multiple coaching capacities before being named the Assistant Principal at Holly Springs-Motlow Elementary School in 2017.
Dr. Brown holds a BS from Lees-McRae College, a Masters in Education from Anderson University, an Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University, and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of the Cumberlands. Dr. Brown and his wife Dorinda reside in Inman, SC with their two children, James and Lou.