Thomas began his Martial Arts training in 2001 under Senior Instructor Bill Kelly up until he earning his Deputy Black Belt. Then he trained under Grand Master Thomas Henzey at 7 Tigers in Charlottesville, Virginia and received his 1st Dan Black Belt. He has now associated with the United States Chung Do Kwan Association under Senior Grandmaster Edward Sell and has attained his 2nd Dan rank and his Teen Instructor certification. Thomas has also received a 2nd Dan Black Belt in the art of Hapkido from the World Hapkido Association.
Outside of martial arts, he obtained the rank of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America, and he currently studies Economics at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is also an active musician and has been trained privately as a studio recording engineer. Thomas also volunteers as a youth leader at West End Assembly of God Church, and he enjoys reaching out to care for people younger than himself. He is married to his wonderful wife Tracey.