Notre Dame student Brandon Hardy standing out in the crowd

Brandon Hardy is like most other Notre Dame students: he works hard and loves to represent his school.

The only difference is that it's a little easier to notice him.

Known to some as the "Gold Jacket Guy," Hardy has grown to love attending Notre Dame games, sitting in the front row, and supporting his classmates. However, like many students, Hardy's journey to Notre Dame was a long one.

Hear his story here!

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