Randy Brown was born in Chicago, Illinois. Randy went on to play 12 seasons and 655 games in the NBA. He was selected in the second round, 31st pick overall in the NBA draft. He was selected by the Sacramento Kings. He played from 1991 to 2003, as a point guard. Brown signed by his hometown team the Chicago Bulls in 1995, and he provided valuable energy and aggressiveness on defense off the bench during the Bulls’ “three-peat NBA Championships” (1996–1998).He was part of the 1996 team that won an NBA-record 72 games during the regular season. A fan favorite, Brown was also one of the few veteran players who stayed with the Bulls after the 1998-99 lock out. With the absence of Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Dennis Rodman, he became a full-time starter and averaged 8.8 points, 3.8 assists, and 3.4 rebounds (all career highs) during the remainder of the 1998-99 season. After one more season in Chicago, He led the Bulls in assists in 1999. Brown played briefly for the Boston Celtics and the Phoenix Suns, and he retired from the NBA in 2003 with 3,148 career points and 1,420 career assists.

Collegiately he played for Howard County JC in Houston and transferred his junior year to New Mexico State (1989-1991). He was a captain for the 1990 team. He was the first Aggie to be named first team All-Big West for two seasons. In 2007 Named to the NMSU All-Century Basketball Team.

After retirement, Randy has worked in the Bulls organization in variety capacities such as director of player personnel, special assistant to the general manager, assistant general manager, and assistant coach