Thomas graduated from Michigan State College of Law in May of 2020. During his time in law school, Thomas participated in the MSU Law Housing Clinic, representing low income clients facing eviction and covering a wide variety of land/lord tenant issues. Thomas also participated in the Street Law program as an insructor for the Ingham County Pride Program. Thomas also acted as a Guardian ad litem and conducted investigations for guardianships and conservatorships through the Ingham County Probate Court.
Thomas attended Finlandia University for his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice, as well as, obtaining minors in the areas of Philosophy and Religion. While at Finlandia, Thomas was also a member of the NCAA Division III hockey program, the President and Founder of the Criminal Justice Society, a member of the Philosophy Club and a student representative of the Equity and Diversity Committee. Thomas also studied comparative justice in Finland, Russia and Estonia.