John L. Brown is a standup comedian who was born and raised in Aiken, South Carolina. From the time he could talk, John loved standup comedy and before long he was entertaining his friends and family. At age 8, wrote a funny Halloween story called, “The Runaway Pumpkin” and the story won a contest and was printed in the local newspaper. At age 11, he. wrote and performed his own comedy sketches at local school talent shows and eventually joined theater in 6th grade, which is where he found his view more..