Phoenix Brown was born in Jacksonville, Arkansas. She attended Henderson State University and received her B.A. in Media Communication with an emphasis in Editing and Publishing. While attending Henderson, Phoenix served as a feature columnist for the university’s paper, Oracle, as a disc jockey on The Pulse (KSWH 99.9FM), as a member of the HSU dance company and Co-ed cheerleading squad. After college, she spent a few years as a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader, which allowed her to travel the world on several USO tours to places such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Japan and Korea to name a few.
Phoenix has written in various publications such as the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Weekly, as well as in script treatments, which include Who Ya Rollin Wit (animation) and The Smash Kids (animation). As a member of the Screen Actors Guild, she volunteers with various nonprofit programs, including BookPALS, a student literacy program for Title 1 schools, and PencilPALS, a program that helps improve childrens writing skills through pen paling. She also serves as one of the Guild’s All Saints readers, which makes monthly reading visits to pediatric patients with complex medical conditions.
In 2008, Phoenix penned her first childrens book, I Love to Exercise, which is endorsed by Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the P. Gators Urban Relief Foundation (a nonprofit organization dedicated to the eradication of childhood obesity). Previously, Phoenix served five years as a manager for the world-famous childrens bookstore Storyopolis in Studio City, California, which draws celebrities like Stephen Spielberg and Tyler Perry. In her role as a manager, she was instrumental in selecting both classic-picture books and “new voices” to appear on TV networks such as MSNBC and ABC.
Currently, Phoenix dedicates most of her time to her Cheerleading company Just Cheer Elite, (www.justcheerelite.com) while developing an independent education initiative that promotes literacy and life education.
Member since 2011
Region: California: Los Angeles County
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