A native of Martin, Brian attended The University of Tennessee at Martin prior to graduating from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1996. He also received his Master of Science degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis in 2005. He is a physical therapist and the owner of The Sideline, a physical therapy clinic and fitness center in downtown Martin.
Brian has two children. His son Hayden is 14 years old and his daughter Caisley is 6 years old. Brian is a member of First Baptist Church in Martin where he is a Sunday School Teacher, Youth Leader, and member of the Choir. Brian is a member of the Martin Business Association, a past board member for Martin Area Cal Ripken Baseball and Tennessee Physical Therapy Association. He is also an active youth sports coach for baseball, basketball, and football in the community.