at the age of 6, Bryan was diagnosed with epilepsy. By the time Bryan was 8, his epilepsy had developed to a point where he was in an induced coma. His doctors feared that removing the left portion of his brain would be the only way to save his life. After spending a year and a half in a hospital, Bryan had a miraculous recovery. After spending years of not being able to play sports as a child Bryan developed a great passion for sports and fitness.
In high school, Bryan was a varsity letter winner in 3 games and even earned All-League Honors in football. After high school Bryan found himself working five jobs; extremely overweight and out of shape. After deciding the need to change, Bryan lost 70 pounds, Bryan was inspired to pursue a career in fitness and help others change their life just as he did his own.