Tristan Trevor James Thompson was born in 1991 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada to Trevor and Andrea Thompson. He went locally to St. Marguerite d'Youville Secondary School for his freshman year before transferring to Saint Benedict's Prep School in New Jersey. At the tail end of his junior season, Thompson moved on to Findlay Prep in Nevada and helped the team win a National Championship. As a senior, he averaged 15.9 points, 9.6 rebounds and 1.8 blocks en route to a 32-2 record. Thompson was subsequently named as a McDonald's All-American, Jordan Brand Classic All-Star and Nike Hoop Summit invitee. He has represented Canada at a few events, most notably when he won a bronze medal at the 2008 FIBA Americas U-18 Championship. In honor of his youngest brother, Thompson established the Amari Thompson Fund to support and spread awareness about epilepsy. You can follow him on Twitter (@RealTristan13) and Instagram (@realtristan13).