|Hometown:||Orange County, Calif.|
|High School:||Rancho Alamitos HS|
UC Santa Barbara
Brett played for the Santa Barbara Foresters as the team's starting centerfielder and leadoff hitter ... His team won the National Baseball Conference World Series in Wichita Kansas.
As a sophomore, Brett played at Saddleback College for Jack Hodges, where he played outfield for the Gauchos ... He was voted 1st Team All Conference, batting .421 with one homerun, eight triples, 47 runs, 20 RBI, and a SLG percentage of .605 ... He was a named a Scholar Baller Athlete, and also set the single season record for triples in a season with eight.
Played at Rancho Alamitos High School for Greg Pines, where he played outfield and pitched for four years on varsity for the Vaqueros ... His Senior year he was voted Garden Grove League MVP, he batted .515 with four homeruns, 21 RBI, 31 runs, and a SLG percentage of .835 ... He also pitched 70 innings with 78 strikeouts and an ERA of 2.00 ... He set a school record with 50 hits and a .515 average in a season ... He also played point guard on the basketball team for the Vaqueros ... He was named the Senior Male Athlete of the Year his senior year.
Brett James Vertigan was born on August 21, 1990 in Buena Park, California to his parents Gerald and Shelly ... Majoring in sociology ... He plans on playing professional baseball, or being involved in the game in any way possible ... He roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Lakers, Kings , and the NFL's Eagles ... His most memorable moment was being named Garden Grove League MVP in 2008 ... His favorite movies are Ace Ventura, I am Legend, and Apocalypto ... His favorite musicians are Eminem and Atmosphere ... His hobbies are playing basketball with his friends and just hanging out with them ... His favorite athletes are Skip, Jacoby Ellsbury, and Matt Kemp ... He was also recruited by Cal State Fullerton and USC...