Lanto Griffin Wife Maya Brown Is An Attorney And Dog Mom

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Lanto Griffin wife, Maya Brown, is an associate attorney at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough. She has been employed at the firm since 2018.

Lanto Griffin, who plays for the PGA tour, was born on June 15, 1988, in Mount Shasta, California.

He played golf at College Virginia Commonwealth University and earned the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year title.

Following his college career, he started his professional golf journey in 2010.

Griffin completed his PGA Tour Latinoamerica and achieved notable victories, including the Roberto De Vicenzo Punta del Este Open Copa NEC and the Virginia Open.

Lanto Griffin
Lanto Griffin Before A Game (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, Griffin made golfing history by achieving victory at the Nashville Golf Open, becoming the first player on tour in 13 years.

During the 2019-20 PGA Tour season, Lanto Griffin made an impressive start with consistent performances.

Griffin’s most successful year was 2019 when he secured top-20 finishes at several tournaments.

Moreover, he even achieved his first PGA Tour victory by winning the Houston Open on October 13, 2019.

Lanto Griffin Wife: Maya Brown

Lanto Griffin’s wife, Maya, was born on August 23, 1992, and is four years younger than Lanto.

Maya growing up in North Carolina, shared her childhood with her parents and her younger sister, Samantha.

She has a close bond with her father, affectionately known as “big papa’s girl,” and often cherishes moments spent with her beloved family.

Maya With Her Sister Samantha
Maya With Her Sister Samantha (Source: Instagram)

Maya completed her bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Wake Forest University. Additionally, she pursued her Juris Doctor degree from the same university.

She is an associate attorney at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough. She previously worked for Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC.

In September 2022, Lanto and Maya embarked on their marital journey as they exchanged heartfelt vows.

Their wedding took place at the beautiful Dormie Golf Club, a fitting location for the golf-loving couple to celebrate their love and commitment.

Their loving journey began after Lanto crossed paths with Maya during his participation in a mini-tour event held in Greensboro in 2017. 

Troy, The Dog Is A Part Of Family

Even though the golfing couple does not have children yet, they consider their three-year-old dog, Troy, as their furry child.

Troy has been a part of the family for three years and has been there for every moment of the couple’s journey.

Lanto And Maya With Their Pet Troy On Their Wedding Day
Lanto And Maya With Their Pet Troy On Their Wedding Day (Source: Instagram)

He was there when the couple got married. The couple frequently shares adorable pictures of themselves cuddling and playing with their furry companion on social media.

Maya is a big dog lover and never misses a chance to adore and cherish her pet Troy. Maya has also had many dog friends in the past.

Lanto Griffin Was Born To Hippie Parents

Lanto Griffin, born in 1988, hails from California and was raised in a humble family. His parents were hippies, and he has siblings, including brothers and a sister.

Lanto and his family faced many financial challenges when he was young. His father owned a health-food store, and his mother was a gardener.

Despite their financial challenges, Lanto’s father, Michael, played a crucial role in providing unwavering support and encouragement throughout his life.

Lanto Griffin's Old Family Photo
Lanto Griffin’s Old Family Photo (Source: The Hill)

Michael, recognizing Lanto’s interest in golf, gifted him a starter set of clubs, despite no one in the family being involved.

Tragically, when Lanto was just 12 years old, his father underwent surgery for a brain tumor. Unfortunately, he couldn’t survive long due to his illness.

Chanda Rai
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