In If This Is It, he meets Manny Santos while she is deciding if she wanted to join West Drive or not. When Manny makes a comment about a set being like a second home, Brett says that it is more like a first home, and his boyfriend hates it since he never sees him. He asks if her friends know that she will be disappearing, and Manny responds that her best friend, Emma Nelson, will be busy with college at Smithdale University. Manny reveals she got in as well, and Brett reveals he auditioned three times for their drama program and didn't get in. He asks Manny what she is doing here, and she says that she is living the dream of being a working actress. Brett reveals he can't get any other acting work since he has been on West Drive for 9 seasons, as everyone only sees him as his character, Brad West. His advice makes Manny rethink her decision about not attending Smithdale.
- He mentions that he has a boyfriend, revealing that he is gay.
- He was the first West Drive actor to be revealed to be gay. Zoë Rivas later confirmed that her former co-star Max was gay.