Kalani Brown grew up watching her father, P. J. Brown, dominate on defense in the NBA and win a championship with the Boston Celtics. This encouraged her to pursue basketball as a career, which she did successfully. With Baylor, she won an NCAA championship and was selected seventh overall in the WNBA draft.
Brown, in addition to being a talented athlete, has a geeky side. She is an avid anime enthusiast who frequently boasts about it on her prominent TikTok channel.