Brendan was born in Colorado and has an innate passion for animals. In Colorado he worked as a keeper assistant at the Denver Zoo and has had the chance to work with a variety of animals from fruit bats to rhinos. In 2021, after attaining his Associates of Science, Brendan moved to Arizona to continue his education and escape the Colorado winters. He is currently finishing his degree in conservation biology and Ecology at ASU. After graduating, he aspires to be a conservationist with a goal of saving endangered species across the planet. When Brendan isn't at work he can be found birdwatching, camping, or planning his next outdoor adventure.