A former Head Boy at Stewart's Melville College, Thompson currently studies at Glasgow University, where he also turns out for Tennent’s Premiership side Glasgow Hawks.
Thompson has represented Edinburgh at U16, U18 and U20 level, whilst he has also played on the international stage with Scotland U16 and U18.
Sport runs in the stand-off's family, as his grandfather has played cricket for Scotland, whilst his uncle played rugby league for Scotland.
Thompson was named as vice-captain ahead of the 2019 U20 Six Nations campaign where started all five fixtures in the number 10 jersey.
The stand-off was named in age-grade side's squad for the World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina, where he featured in all five fixtures, bringing him up to the 20-cap mark.
Date of birth: 10/04/99
Place of birth: Edinburgh
England, Wales, France, Italy, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand (replacement), Georgia, Italy, Fiji
Wales (replacement), France, England, Ireland, Italy, Italy, Argentina (replacement), England, Ireland (replacement), Georgia (replacement)