Many things run in the family, and this can be proven once you get to know Tom Desrochers Jr. The native of Everett, Massachusetts not only shares the same job as his father, but the same name as well. Tom is a cab driver who aspires for a healthier lifestyle. Taking the same route that his dad is going through, he strives hard not to run into any red lights when he goes on his way to reinventing himself.
A contestant of the sixth season of The Biggest Loser: Family Edition, Tom Desrochers Jr. is part of the grey team. Competing alongside him is his father, Tom Desrochers Sr. The new installment of the weight loss series teams up husbands and wives, as well as parents and their children. Eight families will be undergoing diet and exercise routines as they vie for a grand prize of $250,000. Alison Sweeney hosts the popular series, and is joined by professional trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels. Compelling dramas will ensue, as families deal with life-threatening issues that have encouraged them to start getting healthy. There’s no better family get-together than this one.