Brian Dredan Simiyu is a student at Kibabii University pursuing Bachelor of Education Arts. He was born and grew up in Kericho, Rift Valley before moving to his native home in Kimilili, Bungoma.

Brian is an established social media poet and author with a brand name, DRE POETRY, which has gained recognition worldwide. He has a self published e-book novel called SOUR MOMMA, published in 2019.