Who Is Scott Brown?

Fox News Channel's Griff Jenkins and two of Scott Brown's former high school coaches.

(FOX NEWS) GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, FOX NEWS HOST: Practically overnight, the entire country knows the name Scott Brown. But who is the new senator-elect from Massachusetts? Our own Griff Jenkins is live in Boston — Griff.

GRIFF JENKINS, FOX NEWS CORRESPONDENT: Hey, Greta. We know he’s from Wrentham, and we know he drives a truck, a regular guy, but with extraordinary accomplishments. He’s a Tufts grad. He has a B.C. law degree. He’s a lieutenant colonel in the National Guard. He’s married to a local TV reporter, Gail Huff.

And when we checked in on his high school, we looked in his yearbook and we learned a few little things, like his secret ambitions in life in 1977, the year he graduated, were to be outrageously happy and play for the Celtics.

Well, we went out and talked to several people that know Scott Brown, and here’s what we’ve found.


JENKINS: Scott Brown grew up here in Wakefield, Massachusetts, graduated this high school, Wakefield High Warriors (ph) in 1977. It was on this court that he earned the infamous nickname “Downtown Scottie Brown.”

Clearly, I don’t have what he had.

I see that he was the king — homecoming king and he was the co- captain of basketball. Popular guy?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yes, very, very popular. And he took a lot of kidding over the “Cosmo” incident, the picture in “Cosmo.”

JENKINS: That’s right.  More…


2 Responses

  1. Although we have never met in person, I have relatives who have been invited to his home. He and his family are very gracious, genuine people….The type of people you feel comfortable around. He is surely a go-getter!

  2. As a Wakefield High grad (1994) I can tell you that Scott Brown is a legend! The school is very proud of his accomplishments, rightly deserved I would have to say.

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