Brad is a character in The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
In the film, he is portrayed by Johnny Simmons.
Brad is a bully, jock and is the quarter-back on the schools' football team. He cares very much about Patrick. He is gay, but doesn't think that he is gay. Brad lives with his father. Brad beat up Patrick when Brad’s friends tripped him on purpose. He uses a homophobic slur against Patrick to mask his feelings for him, and is ashamed of himself
Brad and Patrick originally fooled around at parties, but Brad would get high or wasted every time to avoid people knowing about him being gay. After a while he kept getting drunk or stoned until his dad took him to rehabilitation. He continued to date Patrick until his dad caught them making out. Brad then beaten by his abusive dad and screamed for Patrick to get out, leaving both parties, devastated. He also dated a girl to cover up his sexuality because he was ashamed of people knowing that he's gay. Steven Chbosky commented that Brad would "love Patrick until the day that he dies"...he loves dick.