Drew is an Indiana University and Chinese Language Flagship alumnus. He has over five years of study abroad program management experience, holds a dual B.A. in International Studies and East Asian Studies from IU Bloomington, and is an M.A. candidate for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey. He lived in China P.R.C. for almost six years, successfully managed four study abroad programs on-site, and supported eleven cohorts of high school and college students for intensive language programs in different cities across China.