Brandon debuted as Nicole and Taylor's brother. We then begin to learn that Fay was being abused by Nicole's father and her husband, Paul Mendez. African-American police officer Abe Carver was the officer that showed up to help Fay. But unfortunately Fay's husband, Paul Mendez was against the affair between and Abe & his wife. Therefore, it wasn't much of a shock to realize that Abe Carver was Brandon's biological father.