Prior to Ohio: Four-year member of the varsity football team... Earned all league at defensive back following his senior season at Redlands High School... Played two seasons at Mt. San Jacinto Junior College... In his two seasons in junior college, he tallied 60 tackles, nine interceptions and 15 pass deflections... Two-time all-conference honoree at Mt. San Jacinto... Earned All State honors in 2012.
Personal: Born July 22, 1994... Son of Michelle and Brian Layton... Has two brothers (Ivory and Deon) and one sister (Toni)... Enjoys watching ESPN and going to the gym... Lists Kyrie Irving as his favorite athlete and the Pittsburgh Steelers as his favorite team... Expects to major Biology.
Cornerbacks coach James Ward on Layton: "Brett is a junior college transfer with great speed. He is a very technically sound football player, who is great in playing man-to-man defense."