The Ontario Blue Jays are pleased to announce that SS Jaden Brown (Mississauga, ON) has committed to continue his academic and baseball career at the University of Kentucky (NCAA D1 – Lexington, KY) during the Fall of 2019. Brown has been apart of the Ontario Blue Jays for the past four years. In addition, Brown has played on the Canadian Junior National team for the past two seasons for Greg Hamilton and was named to the New Balance Future Star Series – World Team in 2017.
Brown will join a strong Kentucky program that is coming of a 43-23 record in 2017, including a trip to the Louisville Super Regional. Jaden will be the second Ontario Blue Jays player to attend the University of Kentucky. Former OBJ, RHP Zach Pop became the first in 2014, before being drafted in 2017 after his junior season by the Dodgers.