Bryan was born and raised in Houston, Texas. After spending years in customer service management, he enlisted in the United States Army to further serve those around him. While serving on the front line as a Combat Engineer during Operation Iraqi Freedom, he and his brigade were awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for their work in securing Iraq’s 2010 national elections. Bryan’s time and experiences in the military have given him insight into the mental and physical ailments that veterans and first responders must deal with. Since his separation from military service, Bryan has been working on receiving a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Houston. In his free time, Bryan loves to garden, go fishing, and spend time with his parrot, Mono.