Birthplace: Federal Way, Wash.
High School: John F. Kennedy H.S. (Burien, Wash.)
Year of Graduation: 2013
Coach: John Phillips
Dojang: Phillips Taekwondo Center
Other Sports Played: football, basketball and track & field
Hobbies: hanging out with friends, playing guitar, video games, playing basketball and football, and listening to music
Family: brother, Adam Thompson, has competed nationally since 2004...brother, Pierce Thompson, has competed nationally since 2006 and won a bronze medal in the 12-13 year-old division at the 2010 U.S. Open...father, Mark Thompson, has competed nationally since 2007.
Favorite Foods: Italian food, stir fry, or any meat
Pre-Competition Meal: pasta w/ meatballs
Favorite Athlete: Marcus Trufant
Favorite Movies: "Inception", "Never Back Down", "The Hangover", and "The Dark Knight"
Favorite Music: hip-hop, rap, R&B, rock, pop and country
Did You Know?: Drew is 1/4 Korean.
MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2012 World Junior Championships (Jr. Heavy): Round of 32
-lost to Aref Farshad Mehr (IRI), 12-3, in Round of 32
2012 Junior World Championships Team Member (Jr. Heavy)
2012 Junior World Championships Open Team Trials (Jr. Heavy): 1st
2011 Jr. Pan Am Championships (Jr. Lt. Heavy): GOLD
-def. Camilo Baena Tobon (COL), 13-0, in quarterfinals
-def. Francis Bazin (CAN), 21-9, in semifinals
-def. Jose Ramos Robles (MEX), 1-0 (OT), in finals
2011 USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Lt. Heavy)
2011 USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Lt. Heavy): 1st
2011 USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Lt. Heavy): GOLD
2011 U.S. Open (Jr. Lt. Heavy): GOLD
2010 U.S. Junior National Team Member (Jr. Welter)
2010 USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Welter): GOLD
last updated 5/7/12