|Date of birth||22 September 1988|
Thretton Palamo comes from a rugby playing family as his father and brothers both played the game. He began playing rugby seriously at the age of 16 and has represented Samoa at U19 level as well as playing for the Manu Samoa Sevens side in 2006. Palamo is yet to make a Test appearance for the USA but he was still called up to be in the 30-man squad for the 2007 Rugby World Cup, he is the youngest player in the squad. When he was younger he played for the USA (U16) Junior Olympics Basketball side.