Drew graduated from Appalachian State University with a B.S. in Advertising along with a minor in marketing. After college he worked for Specialty South Inc, a distributor for Sabrett Hotdogs in the Raleigh area, as their Assistant Marketing Coordinator.
Drew is the son of Mark and LeeAnne of Raleigh. His father Mark was a member of the NCSU 1974 National Champion basketball team.