|Hometown:||Palo Alto, Calif.|
|High School:||Palo Alto HS|
FRESHMAN (2012): Went 2-6 with 1 R, 1 RBI, and 1 SB at Texas State … was 1-4 with 1 R, 1 RBI, 2 BB, and 1 SB vs. Wichita State … recorded two hits and 2 RBI vs. Illinois-Chicago … hit his first 2B at San Jose State … recorded his first three-hit game with one SB at CSU Bakersfield … had a pair of hits vs. Pepperdine.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, Calif. … batted .437, had seven home runs, was named first team All-League and team MVP and helped his team to the CCS Championship … hit .405 and was named to All-League first team as a junior … batted .390 with three home runs and received first team All-League accolades as a sophomore … played for the California Smoke and batted .308 with seven triples en route to offensive MVP team honors … coached by Erick Raich … also played football in high school where he was the MVP on a state championship team in addition to winning CCS Defensive Player of the Year honors … also was a two-year varsity basketball team member.
PERSONAL: Born in Palo Alto, Calif. … parents are Jon and Colleen Braff … father played football at Saint Mary’s … has one brother: Austin … hobbies include other sports and videogames … majoring in Communication.