Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Cedric surrendered his life to Christ while attending the University of Alabama. It was at the University of Alabama that he met The Navigators. He and his wife, Alicia, have been married for 32 years and they have five adult children and three grandchildren. The Browns reside in Camp Springs, MD, a suburb of Washington, DC. Presently serving on the Leadership Team of Navigators Church Ministries, he has been serving on staff with The Navigators for 37 years.