Brent began his martial arts journey studying traditional martial arts, boxing and kickboxing through his childhood and teenage years. In 2009, he was introduced to Judo, Muay Thai and Combat Submission Wrestling at Hard Target under Professor Rob Hunter. In 2010, he began training at Fight to Win under Professor Steve Hall. Brent received his brown belt in December 2016 from Steve Hall. He has extensive military & law enforcement experience, and currently serves as a full time sworn law enforcement officer & lead defensive tactics trainer for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.