The Miami Xtreme Youth Football (MXYFL) seventh-grade offensive lineman Brandon Brana (5-6, 200) is your complete student-athlete. He tops the charts inside of the classroom, diamond and on the gridirion.
His mother graduated from University of Miami and received her PHD and his father, was awarded a D1-FBS scholarship to play baseball for the North Carolina Tar Heels. That explains his early success involving sports and academics.
In addition, when Brandon isn't opening up running lanes or pan caking defenders, the young man is still leading the way, as a member of Kenwood K-8 school yearbook committee. Over the last three grading periods, Brandon has earned the superior honor roll and perfect attendance. Including, receiving the fairness award (all around athlete) from his physical education class.
The two-way linemen demanded double and often triple team blocks as an interior defensive lineman. On offense, his quick feet, strength and blocking skills made it possible for any running back to pile up yardage behind his lead. Brandon took part in two all-star games and participated in the All-American Game. Brandon was recently selected to Generation Nexxt/Miami Herald 7th Grade All-County Team.
Brandon production doesn't stop in football, academics or the Year Book Committee. He's the definition of multi-talented, starting at first base and outfielder for travel baseball team the Miami Phenoms. Lastly, also was chosen as Rising Stars' Southwest Miami-Dade No. 1 offensive guard and No. 10 overall student-athlete.