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 worlds best baseball players into his life after baseball. Teaching and mentoring kids through baseball to maximize their abilities on the field but more importantly becoming equip for life after and during their careers.