Brandon Kneefel is a writer, activist, and behavioral healthcare professional who starred in the 2016 Logo TV reality show Finding Prince Charming. Brandon is a director at Breathe Life Healing Center, having held various roles since 2013. In 2016, he graduated from the nation’s first LGBTQ spiritual practitioner and counselor program. As a licensed and certified spiritual counselor, Brandon has lectured on topics such as intersectionality, mindful activism, and nonviolence.
Brandon has worked for or held leadership service positions at top national LGBTQ organizations and grassroots initiatives like the Right to Marry Campaign, Soulforce, Resource Center of Dallas, Equality Michigan, AIDS Walk LA, Inspire Spiritual Communities, Resist March LA, LA LGBT Center, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Equality California, No on Prop 8, and Amnesty International..
In 2017, Brandon was nominated by CA State Legislator Rep. Evan Low to join the statewide cohort for the Equality California Leadership Institute. He was also awarded the Point Foundation Scholarship (the nation’s largest LGBTQ-granting scholarship fund) and additionally received a top honor–the Jonathan D. Lewis name-scholarship, given to the “scholar who shows most merit as a future progressive leader.” Instinct Magazine called Brandon a “voice for his generation.” He’s been profiled or featured in various media outlets such as Newsweek, The Advocate, Instinct Magazine, Detroit Free Press, Dallas Morning News and has been seen on Logo TV, Vh1, Comedy Central, MyxTV and Spike TV discussing topics like faith, LGBTQs, addiction, and altruism.
Specialties: coaching and spiritual counseling, writing, social justice + empowerment work, performing + content creation.