Thomas was born in Stockton, California. He studied theater at both Arizona State University and the University of Southern California, earning his degree at USC in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts. Thomas later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in film and television.
After many attempts and auditions, Thomas landed a role and currently stars in the show Beyond the Break. Other film credits include the critically acclaimed title role of Seth in the independent film What's Bugging Seth. A winner of numerous film festival awards, What's Bugging Seth is the story of a young deaf man trying to start his own business while facing all of life's obstacles that can be expected to be encountered by a person with a disability. Additionally, Thomas starred opposite Lesly Jordan in the independent dark comedy Sissy Frenchfry, which was also a film festival winner.