New England Patriot Helps Community
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Troy Brown is best known as number 80 on the New England Patriots and is the team's all-time leading receiver with 557 career receptions. But his hometown is Marshall, West Virginia--where he played football and majored in computer science at Marshall University--and he currently resides in Huntington, West Virginia.
When not playing football, Brown spends as much time as he can with his wife, Kim, and their two sons, and giving generously of himself to the Huntington community.
"[Troy] does a lot of things that people aren't aware of, and he does it out of the goodness of his heart, not to get any kind of publicity," Kim told the Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, W.Va.).
Among the ways Brown has given of himself has been serving as the community ambassador for Hospice of Huntington and on the board of directors for the local Girls and Boys Club. Troy and Kim have both started a local tutoring and mentoring program. Troy has also directed local football camps and sponsored and coached youth basketball teams. …