JB grew up in Southern California and served 12 years in the United States Marine Corps. While growing up in SoCal, JB was part of several local bands, playing many SoCal venues. While fronting the band X-Syndrome, JB got his first taste regional and international success as the band was given a substantial amount of airplay with such songs as "Fades Away, "Compromise", "August" and "Change".
In early 2017, JB signed with One Body Records & Productions. He released his first single in the spring of 2017 entitled "Love Don't Live Here", which eventually went on to track over ten million streams, followed up his other 10 million stream singles "Church Pew" and "Tonight". In 2019, he remade Hillsong United's "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" and the single hit one million streams in 5 days. He currently tours as a individual artist and with his band JB Brown & The Company out of Richmond, Virginia.
JB and his wife live in Central Virginia with their 4 children.