- Once played six characters in the same play, a production of A Christmas Carol at the Flat Rock Playhouse in North Carolina.
- Decided to pursue an acting career at age 16 and appeared in commercials before landing a role in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006).
- Considered becoming an engineer and studied drafting at Blue Ridge Community College in North Carolina.
- Hobbies include surfing and riding motorcycles.
- Is an Eagle Scout.