The New Jersey native has an innate passion for helping others and directs that passion towards the rare disease community and using the platform of sport for social good. Brett proved to be an exceptional athlete as he transitioned from a top-rated quarterback in high school to a standout wide receiver at Penn State then to a tight end in the NFL. A four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection for the Nittany Lions, Brackett graduated with a double major in Marketing and Economics. He was the President of the Penn State Chapter of Uplifting Athletes and was voted as a co-captain of the team his senior year.
On the field he played in 52 straight games and averaged 12.8 yards per catch with seven touchdowns. Undrafted out of college, he still made it to the NFL with stops in Miami, Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Tennessee and Seattle before his playing career came to an end. Brett and his wife Jamie have three children. Currently, Brett serves the rare disease community as Uplifting Athletes General Manager and Director of Sports Impact.