Brian Greenfield was born and raised in Washington, DC, where he attended Gonzaga College High School. After graduating from high school, Brian attended Seton Hall University. He graduated from Seton Hall in 2001, with a degree in communications, Brian then attended the Franciscan University of Steubenville to Study theology. In 2002, Brian entered the Community of the Franciscans of the Renewal and began his formation as a Franciscan Friar. After finishing his Postulancy, Brian briefly returned to Washington, DC to further discern God's call for his life. Brian returned to Seton Hall University to finish his studies in theology. While at Seton Hall he served as a part-time Campus Minister for the university and taught religion at Paramus Catholic High School. He also began his work with Hard as Nails Ministries. A non-profit Ministry to youth and young adults. He received his M.A. in Theology in May 2005. He went on to receive another Master’s Degree in Education Leadership in 2011. He has been in education fifteen years. He has been a speaker, and leading retreats for over 20 years. Brian currently lives in Tampa, Florida with his wife Genevieve and his three children, Mieko, Michael, and Grace. He works at Jesuit High School, where he is a Theology teacher.