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Alumni Spotlight: Brandon Rembert

Brandon Rembert attended Alcorn State University (ASU) from 2018-2021. The Pensacola, Florida native was a General Studies major during his time as an undergrad, obtaining his degree in the Spring of 2020. He received his Master of Science degree in Athletic Administration and Coaching in the Fall of 2021. Rembert held a GPA of 3.91 during his time as an undergrad at Alcorn and 3.63 GPA as a graduate student. He was named a President and Dean’s scholar in multiple semesters during his time at the university. Rembert was a member of the ASU Braves Baseball team from 2019-2021, where he was named a two-time Pre-Season All-SWAC First-Team selection in 2020 and 2021 respectively. He was also named as one of the top players to watch in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper in January of 2020. In 2019, he led the Braves in batting average (.345) and on base percentage (.462), his on base percentage being among the top 5 in the entire Conference. Rembert was hired by the Pittsburgh Pirates in February 2022 as a Minor League Baseball Operations Assistant, being based out of the Dominican Republic his first season with them. In 2023, Rembert was based out of Bradenton, Florida working alongside Pittsburgh’s Low-A minor league affiliate, the Bradenton Marauders. He has now made the transition into the amateur scouting department for the Pirates in 2024, now working as a Development Scout for the organization.

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE ALCORN?

I chose Alcorn because it was the best fit for me where I could pursue an education while also playing baseball.

WHAT ORGANIZATIONS WERE YOU A PART OF?

I was a part of Alcorn’s baseball team and also a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

HOW HAS ALCORN HELPED PREPARE YOU FOR YOUR CAREER?

It helped me develop soft skills such as time management, relationship building, work ethic, and communication skills that I use on a daily basis in my profession.

WHAT IS SOMETHING THAT YOU ENJOYED MOST ABOUT ALOCRN?

I enjoyed the family-like environment. It felt like a family there when I first arrived and I felt at home.

DO YOU HAVE ANY ADVICE FOR CURRENT OR FUTURE STUDENTS ON ‘THE YARD’?

My advice would be to take advantage of the opportunities you have at the university. Get involved and start building your network. You never know where those relationships could lead you.

Jamyiyah Cotten
Jamyiyah Cotten
Jamyiyah Cotten is a Sophomore Mass Communications major from Madison, Mississippi. She will be a contributor for the The Campus Chronicle for the 2023-2024 academic school year.

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