San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy has seen his share of highs and lows in his short time in the NFL. He was infamously dubbed “Mr. Irrelevant” in 2022 after being picked last in the NFL draft. But his fortunes have since taken a dramatic turn, and less than two years later he’s on his way to the Super Bowl. 2024 is a big year for Purdy on multiple fronts, because he’s also about to tie the knot with his girlfriend, Jenna Brandt.
Read on for everything to know about Brock Purdy's fiancée, how they met, when they're getting married and more.
Does Brock Purdy have a girlfriend?
Brock Purdy’s girlfriend is Jenna Brandt. The couple made their relationship Instagram official in November of 2022, but had met several years earlier when both were attending Iowa State University.
Is Brock Purdy engaged?
Purdy got engaged to Brandt in the summer of 2023. According to the couple’s online gift registry, they’re due to tie the knot on March 9, 2024.
How did Brock Purdy and his girlfriend Jenna Brandt meet?
Purdy and Brandt met while they were both freshmen at Iowa State University. Neither of them has publicly discussed exactly how they crossed paths, but we do know they were both involved in college sports. Brandt played volleyball at Iowa State for three seasons, according to People, and continued to play after she transferred to the University of Northern Iowa in 2022.
“A dream come true to wear this jersey,” Brandt wrote in an Instagram post paying tribute to her experiences on the UNI team. “I cannot thank UNI enough for this life changing experience. volleyball: it’s the people that make the game. my teammates make it worthwhile, make me work hard, and make me laugh in any (serious or not) situation.”
When did Brock Purdy get engaged?
Purdy proposed to Brandt in July of 2023, getting down on one knee by the ocean in Saint Cloud, Florida.
"My Jenna girl forever. I can’t wait to be your husband and grow together in Christ,” he captioned his Instagram post announcing the news. “Here’s to forever babe. I love you JB!"
In her own engagement post, Brandt wrote, “WE GET TO DO LIFE TOGETHER…FOREVER! Brock Purdy - I love everything about you & your heart for Jesus more than any words can say."
In January of 2024, Brandt celebrated her engagement with a bachelorette ski trip to Telluride, Colorado. "Snowwwwww in love w/ @brock.purdy13," Brandt wrote on Instagram alongside a series of pictures from the girls’ trip. “Best friends in the best spot for the best weekend."
What does Brock Purdy's girlfriend Jenna Brandt do for a living?
It’s not clear what Brandt does for a living as of now, but we do know that she majored in kinesiology at Iowa State. According to the Kinesiology Association, it is a holistic form of therapy in which muscle response testing is used to “measure the motor response of the central nervous system to a sensory challenge”.
Brandt was a competitive volleyball player throughout college, wrapping up her career when she graduated in 2022. In a video bio made when she joined the Iowa State Cyclones as a setter in 2018, Brandt revealed that she likes to “volunteer around the community” and also enjoys gardening and spending time with her family. “I’d say my biggest goal is to be a leader,” she said in the video. “I want to continue working hard and leading by example, so that our team can be the best we can.”
Is Brock Purdy's girlfriend ever at his football games?
Brandt is clearly very supportive of Purdy’s career, and has been spotted at several 49ers games, sporting the team’s signature red and gold merch.
“Love cheering ya on, BP,” Brandt wrote alongside a post from Levi’s Stadium in December of 2022, shortly after the couple first went public.
More recently, Brandt was in attendance at the NFC Championship Game where the 49ers triumphed over the Detroit Lions. “The best feeling. God is good - all the time,” she wrote in her celebratory Instagram post. Next up, the Super Bowl!