President & CEO, Hillside Connection + Scholarship Director, Sachs Foundation
Terrell Brown is president & CEO of Hillside Connection and Scholarship Director for Sachs Foundation. Born and raised in Southeast Colorado Springs, Colorado, Terrell earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Marketing from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. In college, Terrell was a member of the basketball team and spent his free time mentoring children in the community.
Terrell was a member of El Pomar Foundation’s 2016 Fellowship class, and he worked at Pikes Peak Community College as a Multicultural Student Success Coach advising male students of color from underrepresented populations.
“Hillside Connection” is a nonprofit organization he founded in 2017 to leverage the game of basketball to create pathways to opportunities for kids in Southern Colorado Springs. Hillside Connection believes in a five-tiered approach towards youth development, consisting of five pillars to success: sports clinics, enrichment activities, community engagement, competitive leagues, and academic & family support services.