Crawford is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area. He was born in Mountain View, and his family lived in Menlo Park before they moved to Pleasanton when he was in elementary school, which is where he grew up.
He grew up a San Francisco Giants fan, and his family purchased season tickets and a commemorative brick in Willie Mays Plaza outside AT&T Park when the ballpark opened in 2000.
Crawford attended Foothill High School in Pleasanton, where he was a three-sport athlete playing football, basketball, and baseball. He was the starting quarterback for the Foothill Falcons, and graduated in the class of 2005.
In 2011, Crawford was invited to spring training but was set back by a broken finger suffered in the final week, and started the season in San Jose while he recovered. He was called up to the MLB for the first time on May 26, 2011, following injuries to Buster Posey, Mike Fontenot, and Darren Ford.
Brandon Crawford Children
Crawford married former UCLA gymnast Jalynne Dantzscher in Kona, Hawaii, on November 26, 2011. They have two sons, Braxton Crawford and Bryson Ryder Crawford, and two daughters, Braylyn Ann Crawford, And Jaydyn April Crawford They reside in Scottsdale, Arizona.