Brent grew up in Everett, Washington where he went to Jackson High School in Mill Creek. After graduating high school he played baseball for the Washington Huskies for three seasons, where he was named to the All-Pac 10 Conference for three straight seasons.
He was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fourth round, with the 121st overall selection in the 2005 MLB Draft. Over his 9 year professional career he played parts of 7 years in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves, Chicago White Sox. Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees.
He now takes his knowledge playing with the world’s best baseball players into the next phase of his life, teaching and mentoring kids through baseball to maximize their abilities on the field, but more importantly, preparing them for life during and after their careers.