Served both as the thirty-fourth and thirty-ninth Governor of the State of California.
He grew up with knowledge of public service from his father, who was Governor of California.
He graduated top of his class at the San Francisco College of Law, which helped pave the way for his political career.
His father, Pat Brown, served as the California Governor from 1959 to 1967.
He succeeded Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Governor of California in 2011.