Edwina Brown grew up in Lockhart Texas and accepted a full athletic scholarship to The University of Texas at Austin in 1996. While playing at UT, she was selected to represent the United States on two different National teams following her sophomore and junior years. Upon completion of her senior year, she was voted the best player in college basketball, and given the most prestigious award in The Margaret Wade Trophy. This award is given to the best collegiate female basketball player that exemplifies excellence in the classroom as well as giving back in community service. The summer of 2000, Edwina entered the WNBA draft and was selected third overall to the Detroit Shock, in which she was the first college player taken from that draft behind 2 European athletes. Edwina started her professional career in 2000 and has been touring the world showcasing her talents at the highest levels.
In September of 2000, Edwina returned to UT to complete her final six hours to attain her degree in Applied Learning and Development with a specification in Youth and Community Studies. Edwina also has a minor in Business Administrations. In December of 2000, she received her college diploma from The University of Texas and became the first member of her family to graduate from college. This is an achievement that she holds close to her heart.
During the summers, Edwina hosts numerous camps/clinics and trains young basketball players that have a dream of playing at the next level. Recently she was selected to direct the Nationally recognized Lady Prodigy Basketball Camp in the South Texas region as well as co-directing the National Camp at The University of Texas at Arlington. This camp has been rated the #1 camp of its kind, combining elite level skill training, American Education services, and state of the art AAU girl’s basketball recruiting service.