Tom Meents

Tom Meents

Hometown : Paxton, IL Started competing in Monster Jam : 1993 Birthday : July 10
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MONSTER JAM AWARDS

Donut of the Year: 2017, 2018

 

About Me

What are some of your interests/hobbies/favorite pastimes?

Tom Meents: Fabricating on mechanical things

 

Who are your role models?

Tom Meents: People who overcome personal difficulties by having a great attitude.

 

Do you have any ‘pre-show’ rituals you run through?

Tom Meents: I remind myself to always have fun so the Monster Jam fans will enjoy the show.

 

What’s something a lot of people don’t know about you?

Tom Meents: At one time, I wanted to join the Marines. I have a great respect for all military personnel.

 

What is your favorite memory on or off the racetrack?

Tom Meents: The day I started to make a living by driving Monster Jam Trucks.

 

What is your most prized possession?

Tom Meents: My 1972 4x4 Blazer

 

Life on the Road with Monster Jam

What is the best and worst thing about being on the road every weekend with Monster Jam?

Tom Meents: I love to see all the fans I remember. The worst is missing memorable family events.

 

While on the road, what is your favorite thing to do during your free time?

Tom Meents: Find amazing spectacular scenic views

 

How do you keep fit?

Tom Meents: I work out with a personal trainer 5 days a week.

 

What item(s) can you not live without while traveling on the road with Monster Jam?

Tom Meents: Ketchup

 

What is your favorite city to travel to? Why?

Tom Meents: Any different city that I have never seen before

 

Career

How did you get started competing in Monster Jam?

Tom Meents: I followed my unachievable dream as a 10-year-old, and I never gave up.

 

What is your favorite part about competing in Monster Jam?

Tom Meents: Giving the Monster Jam fans a performance they will never forget

 

How would you describe your driving style?

Tom Meents: Chaotic, destructive, and for the Max-D fans

 

What advice would you give to kids who want to become a Monster Jam driver?

Tom Meents: Be ready to work hard, never give up, and drive with your heart.

 

What is your greatest memory as a Monster Jam driver?

Tom Meents: Getting to brighten the days of people who face difficult challenges

 

Who in Monster Jam do you look up to for inspiration?

Tom Meents: The amazing young talent that I get to work with at Monster Jam University

 

Fun Facts

Do you have any nicknames?

Tom Meents: Max-D, Mad Man Meents, and Hollywood

 

What’s your favorite movie?

Tom Meents: Any action movie with huge car stunts

 

What’s your favorite television show?

Tom Meents: Monster Jam

 

What’s your favorite color?

Tom Meents: Black

 

What’s your favorite thing to eat?

Tom Meents: Steak

 

What’s your favorite restaurant on the road?

Tom Meents: Steakhouses

 

How would your friends and family describe you?

Tom Meents: Crazy and caring

 

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