Tommy was born in Samoa, an island off the coast of Australia, but was raised in Tacoma, Washington. He participated in football, basketball, track and rugby at River Ridge High School in Olympia, WA. Before a serious injury threatened his ability to play competitive sports, Tommy was named All-State Defensive Lineman at River Ridge.
He went on to play for the Budd Bay Barbarians Rugby Club, a two-time state champions club based in Budd’s Bay, WA. Tommy went on to play rugby at American International College, where his sister plays on the women’s rugby team, and majored in Sports Medicine. He was a two-time All-American in 2018 and 2019, made the USA U20 team in 2017, and was the Liberty Conference MVP in 2018.
|Hometown||Tacoma, Washington 🇺🇸|