Julie Thompson
Klay Thompson Mother Julie White Thompson-picture
Personal information
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Career information
High school Ridgefield High School
(Ridgefield, Washington)
College Portland (1982-1983)
San Francisco (1984-1985)
Position Setter

Julie Thompson (née Leslie) is an American former college volleyball player for University of San Francisco of West Coast Conference and is the wife of former NBA player Mychal Thompson. She is the mother of current NBA player Klay Thompson.


Thompson attended Ridgefield High School in Ridgefield, Washington where she was a track and volleyball star. She played college volleyball at the University of Portland where shewas a standout setter, and was twice named to the ALL-tournament team. She transferred to the University of San Francisco for her last two years of volleyball. While in college, she met professional basketball player Mychal Thompson, two-time NBA champion for the Los Angeles Lakers.

The couple got married in 1987, and she gave birth to three sons Mychel (b. 1988), Klay (b. 1990), and Trayce (b. 1991). Mychel is a shooting guard for the Santa Cruz Warriors, while Klay is a shooting guard for the Golden State Warriors, and Trayce is an outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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