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John Thompson, who said he was a close friend of Philando Castile, protests during a demonstration, Sunday, June 18, 2017, in St. Anthony, Minn. The protesters marched against the acquittal of Officer Jeronimo Yanez, was found not guilty of manslaughter for shooting Castile during a traffic stop. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)

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John Thompson, a friend of Philando Castile, cries as he embraces two supporters on the steps of the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., Friday, June 16, 2017. A Minnesota police officer, Jeronimo Yanez, was cleared Friday in the fatal shooting of Castile, a black motorist whose death captured national attention when his girlfriend streamed the grim aftermath on Facebook. (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)

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John Thompson, upper right, a friend and former co-worker of Philando Castile, talks Friday, June 16, 2017, outside the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., about the loss of his friend and the police officer who was cleared Friday in Castile's fatal shooting last year. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)

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CORRECTS SPELLINGS OF JERONIMO AND, ON SECOND REFERENCE, PHILANDO - Family and friends of Valerie Castile and Philando Castile, including John Thompson, center, walk out of the courthouse after Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty on all counts in the shooting death of Philando Castile, Friday, June 16, 2017 in St. Paul, Minn. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP)

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Family and friends of Valerie Castile and Philando Castile, including John Thompson, center, wept as he walked out of the courthouse after Geronimo Yanez was found not guilty on all counts in the shooting death of Philander Castile, Friday, June 16, 2017 in St. Paul, Minn. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP)

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Attorney John Thompson argues for abatement during a hearing before Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh Tuesday, May 9, 2017, on a request to vacate the murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez. Judge Garsh ruled Tuesday, that Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder can be erased because he died before his appeal was heard. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)

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Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh listens to arguments for abatement from attorney John Thompson, Tuesday, May 9, 2017, during a hearing on a request to vacate the murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez, in Fall River, Mass. Judge Garsh ruled Tuesday, that Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder can be erased because he died before his appeal was heard. Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell last month while serving a life sentence on a first-degree murder conviction in the death of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)

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FILE - In this April 2, 1984, file photo, Georgetown head coach John Thompson, left, gives a happy pat to the most valuable player Patrick Ewing, after Georgetown defeated the Houston Cougars, 84-75, in an NCAA playoff game in Seattle. (AP Photo/File) **FILE**

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Georgetown head coach John Thompson, center, directs his team from the bench during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Cincinnati. AP Photo/Gary Landers)

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**FILE** Patrick Ewing, basketball player for Georgetown University, with coach John Thompson on March 9, 1985. (AP Photo)

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U.S. Census Bureau Director John Thompson, left, looks on as North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple shows him one of the charts illustrating large growth in North Dakota counties during a news conference Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at the state Capitol in Bismarck, N.D. Thompson says the agency is up to the challenge of counting North Dakota's exploding population. (AP Photo/The Bismarck Tribune, Mike McCleary)

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Jacob Harrison (left) and John Thompson, both of East Orange, N.J., carry a painting made by Thompson as they join thousands in a march down Pennsylvania Avenue to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech in D.C. on Aug. 28, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)