Born and raised in northern Ohio, Brandon Gardner ventured to the Washington DC metropolitan area in the Spring of 2009. Living and currently working in the Alexandria Old Town area, Brandon has had a passion for sports since his youth. Being a three sport athlete for most of high school in football, basketball and track, his truest love was in the game of football and he continued to chase that passion into college. Brandon played football for Mount Union University as an offensive lineman for 4 seasons. He and his team captured 3 NCAA Division III National Championships as well as 4 Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) titles. Since then Brandon has found a passion, love and drive for fitness; specifically Crossfit. Since joining Crossfit Oldtown in September of 2011, Brandon has successfully lost close to 40lbs and competes’ in an array of Crossfit competitions across the region. Brandon’s educational background begins with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice with a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminal Behavioral Analysis. Brandon is a certified CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1) Trainer and certified with CrossFit Football and a proud member of the CFOT Team.