Director of the Padawan Academy
Deshawn Brown has been in Early Childhood Education for more than five years. For two of those years prior to coming to the Padawan Academy, he served in a management role. He holds a bachelor in business administration and the DCF director’s credential. He is also credentialed with a child development associate (CDA) in preschool certification and a certificate in challenging behaviors.
Mr. Brown aims to be a servant leader for Padawan Academy and San Jose Schools. He holds a passion for developing high quality Early Childhood programs. His goal is that every teacher, student and family member to feel a welcoming environment that fosters learning. In his free time, he also enjoys mudding, fishing, boating and listening to country music.