2nd round pick of the Milwaukee Bucks who went on to win the NBA Rookie of the Year award in 2017. He was a 4-year player in college at the University of Virginia where his accolades included ACC Player of the Year and 2-time ACC Defensive Player of the Year.
He redshirted his sophomore year at Virginia after suffering a serious foot injury in the off-season. The University of Virginia retired his number 15.
He asked the Bucks organization to donate money they were willing to use for his Rookie of the Year campaign to charity instead.
He has brothers named John and Gino. His parents are Jann and Mitchell Brogdon.
He became a teammate of the Greek Freak, Giannis Antetokounmpo, upon being drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks.