Brenon was born and raised in Northern Kentucky. He graduated summa cum laude from Thomas More College, earning Academic All-Conference honors as a member of the baseball team. Brenon graduated cum laude from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, where he was a member of law review and president of The Labor & Employment Law Society.
- Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY (Psychology & Pre-law)
- University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, Louisville, KY (J.D.)
- Kentucky State Bar