Elijah Brown is a native New Bernian and lifelong resident, growing up in Duffyfield for some of his childhood. He graduated from high school in New Bern, studied welding at Craven Community College and is an independent contractor specializing in brick masonry and any kind of contractor work.
Brown has been very active in the community since childhood and has worked on political campaigns through the years as well as volunteering with the board of education. He is a current board member of the Duffyfield Resident’s Council.
Mr. Brown and his wife, Dale, have 7 children and 15 grandchildren. They are members of Ephesus Seventh Day Church.