Brittany Howard comes from an athletic family, as her father Steve played basketball at both Saint Mary’s and the University of the Pacific and her mother Eileen played volleyball at the University of the Pacific. Her mother competed for two years with the U.S. Women’s National Team, winning a bronze medal at the 1986 Goodwill Games, and played professionally for the San Jose Goldiggers. Howard has an older brother, Brad, who played volleyball at Princeton, and a younger sister, Chloe. Howard was a three-time USAV Junior National Qualifier Champion, a 2012 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection, and a 2011 ESPN High School All-American.
Howard became the 10th player in Stanford history to collect 1,000 kills and digs. She was named to the Final Four All-Tournament Team her junior season and an AVCA All-America Third Team member as a senior.
She is currently partnered with Kelly Reeves for the 2018 season where they’ve placed Top 10 in all of the AVP tournaments they’ve competed in, including at 3rd place at the AVP San Francisco Open.