Before Air Force
Lettered one year in tennis ... helped team advance to the CIF semifinals ... trained at Advantage Tennis Academy in Irvine, Calif. ... ranked as high as No. 6 in the Northern California USTA section ... highest tennisrecruiting.net national ranking was No. 156 ... placed fifth in the 2010 West Coast Championships ... played on the California Nike Junior Tour team and made it to the Semi-Finals of the CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) team tournament ... high school tennis coach was Mahmoud Karim.
Parents are Joel and Jamie Brandt ... has two brothers, Jake (17) and Jess (13) ... interested in majoring in computer science ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... hobbies include playing the piano and basketball ... also recruited by Army ... favorite food is seafood ... favorite movies are Airplane and Sandlot ... favorite TV show is House ... favorite book is Of Mice and Men ... favorite musical artists are The Who, Coldplay and Bruce Springsteen ... person in history he would most like to meet is Babe Ruth ... credits his parents with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 28.