Twice named captain of Marist squad. Also won team's Defensive Player award.
Marist reached quarterfinal round of State AAAA tournament in 2012 and 2013.
Also played on Marist's state semifinalist football team in 2012.
Full Name: Brandon Howard Young
Birthdate / Birthplace: July 12, 1994 in Atlanta, Ga.
Academic Major:Pre-Business / Management
Favorite TV Shows: Sportscenter, Blue Mountain State
Favorite Video Games: NCAA Football, Super Smash Brothers
Websites I Have Bookmarked: ESPN, Facebook
Favorite Foods: fried rice, buffalo chicken wings, bagel bites
Favorite Movies: Batman, Remember the Titans, My Cousin Vinny
Non-Basketball Interests: Golf, Taking naps
Teammate That Makes Me Laugh Hardest: Brandon Morris
Most Famous Person I've Met: Herschel Walker
Proudest Non-Athletic Accomplishment: National Honor Society
Proudest Athletic Accomplishment: Two-time team captain
Pre-Game Rituals: Country Music and Stretching
Post-Game Rituals: Sleeping
Superstitions: Two pairs of socks and always a Blow Pop on game day
Most Prized Possessions: My family; high school diploma
Favorite Academic Subject: History
Most Challenging Subject: Math
Sport I'd Most Like to Try: Pole Vaulting
I Chose My Jersey Number Because: 1 and 4 add up to my high school number (5)
Favorite NBA Team: San Antonio Spurs
Favorite NBA Player: Danilo Gallinari
Favorite Non-Basketball Pro Team: Atlanta Braves
Favorite Non-Basketball Athlete: Hines Ward
When I was young and playing ball, I pretended I was: Jason Terry and Steve Nash
What I Like Most About Being Part of this Team: The friends I've made and the competition that comes with it
I Chose to Attend UGA Because: I have family that went here and I've loved the Dawgs all my life.