Brent has a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Swarthmore College. They have a double major of Mathematics and English Literature. Brent went on to earn a Master’s of Divnity degree in 2020, with their first peer-reviewed article being published summer of last year. They have worked in the fields of youth services and social services for 5 years, before starting their teaching career a year ago. During their first year, they taught trigonometry, physics, and Engligh language arts in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Their hobbies include: trying new foods, going to concerts, reading, and walking nature trails.