Brett Favre was born October 10, 1969 in Gulfport Mississippi
He went to Hancock North Central in south Mississippi, were he played football all four years. He went to college at University of Southern Mississippi from 1989 to 1992. In 1992 he entered the NFL draft and was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons. He was the 33rd pick in the second round. He only played a couple a games with the Falcons when he was traded to the Green bay packers.
December 22, 2003 his father Irvin Favre died from a heart attack. The next day he passed for 399 yards and 4 touchdowns against the Oakland raiders.