Brendan Young

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Year: Freshman

Major: Supply Chain or Accounting (still undecided)

Hometown: Malvern, PA

Relationship Status: Single


HC: So your Big, Dave, was a Campus Cutie. How does that make you feel?

BY: Dave is one of the best guys I know and is one of my best friends here at Penn State. I'm glad we were both interviewed as Campus Cuties. Maybe it'll start a family tradition.


HC: What is your favorite part about being in Beta Theta Pi?

BY: The sense of brotherhood. Beta has a lot of good guys, and I can tell some of them will be my friends for life. I didn't get the same sense of brotherhood at any other house while rushing.


HC: What do you want to do with your major?

BY: Interesting question… I'm in the Naval ROTC program here at Penn State, so that means I'll have a 5-year commitment to the Navy after I graduate. As far as my major goes, I want to be a forensic accountant for an accounting firm or possibly even the FBI.


HC: Describe yourself in 5 words.

BY: Witty, insightful, unorganized, fun, shy.


HC: What is one thing no one would ever guess about you?

BY: I am actually very different once you get to know me, compared to when you first meet me.


HC: Favorite food?

BY: Steak Marsala.


HC: If you could take one celebrity on a date, who would it be and why?

BY: I'm going to have to go with Jennifer Lawrence. She's gorgeous and one of my favorite actresses.


HC: What are you pet peeves?

BY: Indecisiveness, people who are really loud for no reason and people who aren't open-minded.


HC: What are your biggest turn offs in a girl?

BY: When girls are standoffish, judgmental, immature and constantly on their phones.


HC: Biggest turn on?

BY: I like it when a girl is confident, intelligent and has a witty sense of humor.


HC: Favorite movie?

BY: Tie between Good Will Hunting and Fight Club.


HC: What is your ideal date?

BY: I'm a big golfer, so the ideal date would be teaching a girl how to golf on the driving range followed by a nice dinner.


HC: What is something you want to cross off of your bucket list?

BY: I want to travel to all 59 National parks. I've been to 9 so far, so I have a long way to go.


HC: What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received and from whom?

BY: It's called the 24-hour rule. If you get disappointed, grieve for 24 hours and move on. If you have success with something, celebrate for 24 hours then get back to work. I was told that advice from Justin Kurpeikis. He's an ex-NFL player and PSU grad. He spoke at one of my ROTC briefing sessions.


About The Author

Meghan Maffey is a Senior at Penn State University and serves as the Campus Correspondent for Her Campus Penn State. She is  majoring in Broadcast Journalism and minoring in English. She loves creative writing and stories which is an aspect that she can bring to her amazing team at Penn State. She has served as a general writer, THON Chair and Treasurer as well in her time on Her Campus Penn State.  When she's not at her Her Campus meetings, you can usually find her running in and out of the HUB, with her Special Events family form THON, in the club sports office, or at the creamery trying every flavor before she graduates. She is passionate about THON, watching anything on the Food Network and trying the recipies from the show. She hopes to write for a life and style magazine such as Cosmopolitan or Seventeen.