Barrett was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee before moving to Alabama where he attended the University of Alabama and played football as a starter for 4 years under Coach Nick Saban. He ended his Alabama career winning 3 BCS National Championships—each Championship at a different position—as an All-American guard, an All-American right tackle and an All-American center.
He played in the NFL for 3 seasons and was an ESPN College Football Analyst.
Off the field, Barret has earned a degree in accounting, working currently for Strategic Financial Partners. Barrett lives in Memphis with his wife, Katie and stays connected to his community through involvement at his alma mater, Evangelical Christian School and his church. Barrett is also a proud member of the Alabama Alumni Association.