Evangelist RV Brown is founder and President of Outreach to America's Youth,
Inc. (O.T.A.Y.) RV received his B.S. degree from South Carolina State
University. He played football all four years. He received certificates of
training from Community Intervention, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota. He also
received a certificate from Morehouse School of Medicine and Drug Abuse in
RV taught special education for several years in the Chattanooga Public School System. During
that time he coached football and girls' basketball at Brainerd High School. He also coached football,
basketball, wrestling, and baseball at Howard High School and he coached football at Hixson High School.
He was voted Baseball Coach of the Year for Chattanooga City Schools in 1983.
RV accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior November of 1977. In 1988
the Lord called RV into full time Evangelism and gave him the vision to
found Outreach To America's Youth, Inc. RV travels throughout the world
sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with all people. He carries the message
of O.T.A.Y to churches, prisons, retreats, camps, conferences, and college
campuses. RV conducts Breaking The Chain school
assemblies in middle and high schools. In 2003, RV received the honor of
being inducted into the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Hall of
RV Brown is the author of the workbook, Breaking The Chain.
This book is used to teach students in small group settings. On Father's
Day weekend of 2005, RV released a new book, "Step Up To
The Plate, Dad!" This book
is a powerful tool in which RV Brown exposes men to the spiritual weapons
needed to fight Satan and defend their families. The importance of mothers
is strongly emphasized. This Holy Spirit-filled book will encourage, transform,
and empower every dedicated reader.
RV is a native of Cayce, South Carolina. He is the 16th of 17 brothers and
sisters. He attended Airport high School, where he lettered in five sports.
Currently, RV resides in the Tampa, FL area with his wife, Frances, and
their two children, Xavier and Sommer.