About Christian Braun's Parents
Donald Braun, the dad of Christian Braun, was a walk-on at Kansas before being relocated to Saint Louis. He is now a doctor. Lisa Sandbothe, Braun's mom, was also a standout basketball player.
On April 17, 2001, Lisa and Donald gave birth to and reared their son, Christina, in Burlington, Kansas. His aunt Lori Sandbothe and mom Lisa Sandbothe participated in women's basketball for the Missouri Tigers in the late 1980s.
They stood out both inside the curriculum and within the state. Before attending Mizzou, both won the Miss Show-Me Basketball award, which is given annually to Missouri's top prep female basketball player.
Donald, Christian's father, graduated from the University of Kansas Medical School in 1997. He completed his medical internship at Baptist Medical Center.
Christian is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and has more than 15 years of clinical experience in general medicine.