A native of Frankfort, Illinois, Thompson was a runner up at the Fargo junior freestyle nationals in the summer of 2021. Thompson has seen success going back to an early age winning titles on the schoolboy level. Thompson won the Tulsa nationals, and was a double champ at the Illinois freestyle and greco state tournament. Thompson also won the AAU Eastern Grand nationals in all three styles in 2017.
Brayden Thompson: 'This Has Been A Dream Since I Was A Little Kid'
Jun 5, 2022
Brayden Thompson is headed to Oklahoma State but he wanted to make the U20 World team at 79 kg before he got there.
Match 1: Brayden Thompson over Luca Augustine, 3-1
Match 2: Brayden Thompson over Luca Augustine, 2-2