Brian is a professional football player and Captain of the Houston Texans. He played high school football in Pickerington, Ohio before playing collegiately at Northwestern University where he received a Master’s Degree and was a co-captain earning multiple All-Big Ten honors. His path to the NFL has been remarkable as he played in the AFL, UFL and CFL before being signed by the Minnesota Vikings in 2015. He made his NFL debut on October 4, 2015 against the Atlanta Falcons and he’s been leading by example ever since. Brian is also a level 1 CrossFit trainer and founder of Happy Hearts Lockers for the Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. He contributes to multiple charities and has raised thousands of dollars for many organizations within the Special Olympics and volunteers regularly with the Boys and Girls Club. Brian’s perseverance and work ethic is second to none and we are incredibly proud to have him be a Strength and Leadership Coach for The MindStrong Project.