Brandon was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland along with his two sisters. He attended the McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Maryland where he became a first-team All-American baseball player, top 10 national pitching prospect and member of the school’s athletic Hall of Fame. Brandon signed a letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Miami (FL), but chose to forego college after being drafted in the third round of the Major League Draft by the Baltimore Orioles (93rd overall).
Brandon played ten years of professional baseball with three different organizations. He spent eight years with the Baltimore Orioles. Two of those eight years were on the Major League 40-Man roster. He then spent one year with the Philadelphia Phillies and one year with the Colorado Rockies organizations. Brandon was ranked the Orioles #2 prospect following his second professional season and in the top 75 prospects in all of baseball.
Brandon is currently a student assistant coach for the University of Maryland baseball team. He is also enrolled as a structural and geotechnical engineering student in their A. James Clark School of Engineering. He spent last summer as an attack helicopter sustainment engineer with the Boeing Company in Mesa, AZ.
Brandon currently resides in Damascus, Maryland with his wife and two children while furthering his passions for education, fitness and baseball instruction.