Father – Buzz Hansen, assistant manager for Verizon.
Mother – Miriam Hansen, homemaker.
Sister – younger sister Megan Hansen swims at Southern Connecticut.
Brother – elder brother Sean Hansen is the head swim coach and assistant AD at Haverford Prep in Havertown, Pa.
Future Professional Aspirations – Communications.
Nickname – in south everyone says Brandon instead of Brendan, so he told people to call him “B”. Hence the nickname- “B”.
Ultimate mode of relaxation – Camping.
Hobbies besides swimming – photography, fishing, hunting, going to the lake, camping.
Training Stats – Brendan swims about 12,000 meters/ yards per day which accounts for approximately 4 hours a day, 6 days a week.
Most Influential person – Brendan says his parents “They are the best” and they are the most influential persons in his life. He says that he tries and surrounds himself with positive role models. He further says, “Definitely my parents, but the guys I swim with at Texas and my coaches are also very supportive.”