Brendon Thompson graduated from The Art Institute of Houston in 2007 with an associates degree in Interactive Media Design. He spent eight and a half years working for the Tribune Company at KIAH-TV in Houston, Texas building graphics for the evening news. In 2016, he took a job as a marketing coordinator with YogaOne Studios, a yoga studio based out of Houston, Texas, that consist of seven yoga studios, a juice bar, an online yoga streaming service, and a Retreat Center/Boutique Hotel in Taos, New Mexico. After working at the yoga studio for a year, he was asked to be the interim director of operations of the the Boutique Hotel. He drove to Taos and managed the hotel for a few months. Early 2017 he ended up leaving the yoga studio, to move closer to his family in Olympia, Washington. Brendon started his first job in Washington as a summer hire at Carlyon Beach HOA to weed eat ditches, then moved into a full-time maintenance technician job in the fall of 2017.