Barry Braun was born and raised in Reedley, CA. He spent two years in the Democratic Republic of Congo before marrying his wife Melissa. He started farming with his wife's father shortly after that. They have three children and raised his family on the farm in a family partnership with his father-in-law.
Barry was a member of the Wasco Union High School Board of Trustees for over 19 years as well as various positions in their church. His favorite times are family vacations and include photography and flying his drone.