|Hometown:||Cherry Hill, N.J.|
|Last School:||Cherry Hill East HS|
2011: Redshirted freshman campaign.
Before USC Upstate: Earned a total of six letters at Cherry Hill High School East... Played three years of baseball and finished his senior campaign with a .400 batting average and seven homers... Strong senior season earned him First-Team All-Olympic Conference honors... Also was a member of the soccer team for three years.
Personal: Born on Dec. 23, 1991 in Voorhes, N.J... Son of Gary and Sue Thompson... Has one brother and one sister... Mother, Sue, played tennis at Penn State... His three uncles were all members of the track and field team at Penn State... Favorite food is ribs... Favorite movie is "The Town"... Favorite singer is J. Cole... Favorite TV show is "Criminal Minds"... Favorite movie is "300"... Favorite season is summer... Favorite sports figure is Derek Jeter... Most admires his brother...Enjoys playing sports and watching movies.