Donny Thompson is one of the houseguests on Big Brother season 16.
He works as a school grounds keeper and he lives in Albemarle, NC. He believes that laying low in the beginning and befriending everyone would give him an advantage in Big Brother.
On Day 1, Donny was part of an eight person alliance against the others who will be entering on Day 2. He then made a side alliance with Donny calling themselves the "Double D's." After Caleb became HoH in week one, Caleb nominated Donny and Paola. But Donny won the Power of Veto and took himself off the block. He was later revealed to be the newest member of Team America, after Joey, who was the first member, was evicted. In week 3, Donny was nominated with Amber, Caleb and Jocasta. He won the Battle of the Block and saved himself and then also won the Power of Veto which he used to save Jocasta. In week 4, he was nominated alongside Brittany after the Veto ceremony. In week 6, he became the HoH along with Nicole.
In the week 6 double eviction episode, Caleb nominated Donny and Hayden. But Donny won the Power of Veto and was able to save himself from eviction. In week 7, he was put up on the block again by HoH Christine. He went against Nicole, who ended up going home with 6 out of 6 votes. In week 8, HoH Derrick nominated Donny and Christine but they were able to win Battle of the Block. He was eliminated in week 9.
In the finale, it was revealed that he won Fan Favorite.