Carl Drews was confirmed at Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence, New Jersey. He earned a BS in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, and an MS in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Colorado in Boulder. He has taught Anglican Sunday School and published scientific papers about storm surge. He has climbed Kilimanjaro and built houses with Habitat for Humanity. Drews works as a Software Engineer in Boulder, Colorado. His research has been featured on ABC News, National Public Radio, CNN.com, BBC Radio, USA Today, Fox31 Denver, the History channel, and the Washington Post.