Brent Magnussen is a best selling American author, professional speaker, and a former U.S Army Engineer. An adventure seeker, entrepreneur, and self-proclaimed human test subject for peak social, mental, and physical development, in June of 2020 Brent released his much-anticipated book, ROGER UP.
Brent is an avid practitioner of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, an accomplished cook, a voracious reader, and a Freemason. He enjoys rucking, a great cup of black coffee, hot yoga, traveling, hunting, fishing, learning languages, and enjoying different cultures and their food. Brent lives in Chicago with his wife and stepdaughter.
Brent sits on the board of the Resilient Warrior Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 organization that serves US Veterans and First Responders who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder acquired during their service the country. RWF provides scholarships to Veterans and First Responders with PTSD to study the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the academy of their choice.
“This has become an adapt, or die economy, and in a world of massive uncertainty, nothing is more important than who you choose to listen to. It will determine your future more than anything else. Brent delivers a battle-ready blueprint for thriving in the face of adversity, and backs that up with a proven action plan to get into real action. This book is a must read, and I promise WILL change the game for you...but you must step up as well.” -- Peter Voogd, International best-selling Author of 6 Months to 6 Figures & founder of The Game Changers Academy
“No matter who you are or where you come from “ROGER UP” is a MUST READ. Brent’s passion for life and his drive are felt with every page. As a Veteran, this book is not only uplifting and relatable but more so therapeutic. If you are not where you want to be in life, with your life, then this book is for you. ATTACK the HILL and CONQUER everything.” -- Ray “Cash” Care, Former Navy SEAL / Actor / Peak Performance Coach
"Brent has such a passion for Jiu Jitsu and goes deep into not just the popular sport BJJ, but the self-defense, philosophy, breathing, and amazing lifestyle that Jiu Jitsu gives us all. This book is a Black Belt in personal development. Read it! OSS!” -- Luiz Claudio, 3X BJJ World Champion and 4th Degree Black Belt under the legendary Rickson Gracie