Born and raised in Albany, NY, Brennan is a Double Domer who graduated from Notre Dame with a B.A. in political science and theology, plus a history minor, in 2020. His senior thesis “Heburgh between Two Worlds: The Idea of a Catholic University at Notre Dame” won the 2020 Paul Bartholomew Prize for best senior thesis in political theory at Notre Dame. During his 1L summer, Brennan worked in Kansas at the Sedgwick County Courthouse writing draft orders and advisory memoranda for judges in Sedgwick County’s criminal, civil, family, and juvenile divisions. In his free time, Brennan enjoys hiking (especially in the Western United States), going on long runs, reading political theory books, practicing free throw shooting at an 80-90% clip, and talking about his baseball opinions with anyone who will listen.