Drew grew up in a small town in England, in the east. He lived in a country house just outside of a local town with his parents and his three siblings. His father was a farmer, but enjoyed hunting with his friend David, David had a son named James, who happened to be Drew's best friend. The two enjoyed to hunt from a young age, James father having a dream to hunt in a specific area in Russia; Chernarus. When Drew was eighteen his father died of cancer, and some years later so did James'. The duo planned a trip to head to Chernarus with each-other to accomplish James' fathers dream.