black enterprise magazine - tropical smoothie cafe: winning franchise choice for athletic husband and wife team by nancy e. williams
"When Tenisha Patterson Brown took on her first client, Everette Brown, little did she know that they would one day own a successful smoothie shop together.
As a sports attorney, Tenisha specialized in contracts and endorsement deals, but also recognized the need to help young college athletes figure out life after football. When her husband, former linebacker for the Carolina Panthers, shared with her that he always wanted to be a business owner, she leveraged her experience to help determine what type of business would work for them, their lifestyle, and their values. One thing they knew for sure was that they wanted something that aligned with their foundation, the Everette Brown Bag Foundation, which was created to promote health and fitness among children and families." READ MORE
fORBES.COM DALLAS COWBOYS' EVERETTE BROWN MEANS BUSINESS WITH TROPICAL SMOOTHIE FRANCHISE by David lariviere
"Most 26-year-old players in the NFL are focused on studying game film and keeping their bodies in top shape to withstand the weekly rigors of football. But Dallas Cowboys defensive end Everette Brown did something different last month – he bought and opened the first Tropical Smoothie Café franchise in Charlotte, N.C." READ MORE
"If you're a lover of gold and silver and sparkly linens, then this Tampa, Florida wedding is for you! Tenisha and Everette celebrated their nuptials in true glam style - Rolls Royce and Louboutins included. Take a look at these stunning images from Cendino Teme Photography and don't forget to check out more in the gallery." READ MORE
charlotte observer - catching up with the nfl's everette brown, now owner of two charlotte businesses by jonathan mcfadden
"Everette Brown’s days on the gridiron might be on pause for now, but the former Carolina Panthers defensive end is keeping up his business momentum.
Already owner of the Charlotte area’s first Tropical Smoothie Café franchise, Brown, 27, has started his own venture. " READ MORE
MEET SHASSITY STEVENSON: A PRE-MED STUDENT TURNED CELEBRITY HAIR STYLIST LIVING HER BEST LIFE ON HER OWN TERMS BY KANDICE GUICE
"Whether posting a perfect hair selfie or sharing picturesque travel exploits, Shassity Stevenson gives us major luxe goals. Yet the down to earth demeanor and calm tone of this beauty expert makes it easy to see how she quickly rose in the ranks as the in-demand stylist she is today. READ MORE
"Former college basketball player LeShonda Martin founded WAGS (Wives and girlfriends of professional sports players). READ MORE
sistas in sports - Tenisha patterson-brown: statute of fierce, fabulous & flawless
"I'm originally from Tampa, Florida and I've always loved sports. I found my passion in sports when I went to Florida State University. READ MORE
"Everette and Tenisha Patterson Brown have been a team since they met as students at Florida State University more than a decade ago. READ MORE
"In 2015, LeShonda Martin found herself married to professional football player Sherrod Martin, living in a new city and searching for a sisterhood that at the time did not exist.
It was then that she decided to create an organization called WAGS (which stands for Wives and Girlfriends of Sportspersons) Redefined. Her goal was to ensure that women who are typically isolated had a space where they could have a sisterhood and navigate through the transient lifestyle that accompanies professional athletes.. READ MORE
"Anybody who knows me knows I’m not big on words and I don’t like to put myself out there, so I’m just gonna get right to it.
Seventeen years is a long time to be playing this game. It’s two careers for a lot of people. I’m thankful that I have been able to play so long and still be healthy. I’m not all banged up and beaten down. I still feel good... READ MORE
"Everette Brown didn’t think he would ever be a coach, even though he didn’t want to be completely done with football.
The former top draft pick of the Carolina Panthers was happy in retirement, operating two businesses in Charlotte and looking to start a family with his wife, Tenisha Patterson Brown. However, with his last NFL training camp in 2015, retirement came earlier for Brown than he imagined when he left Florida State in 2009 as an All-America defensive end for the Seminoles. Brown, a 2005 Beddingfield High graduate, still yearned to be around the game he loved.... READ MORE