Brian Brabham earned his Ph.D. in Exercise, Nutrition, and Preventive Health from Baylor University in 2009.In addition to his Ph.D., he completed his M.S.Ed. in Exercise Physiology and a B.S.Ed. in Health Science Studies from Baylor University. While attending Baylor University, Brian competed on the Baylor track team as a decathlete. He was selected as a Southwest Conference Academic Honor Team member during the 1994-95 season. In addition, he was elected team captain during his senior season. He remains physically active and has completed three half-marathons and three full marathons including the New York City Marathon. Brian and his wife Beth have been married for 26 years. They have two children: Tommy, who is 24 and a physical therapy student at Hardin-Simmons University, and Tori, who is 22 and a second grade teacher. They are active members of Brazos Meadows Baptist Church in Hewitt, Texas. Brian serves as an elder for the church and a teacher for the parents of children Sunday School (D2) class.