- Became interested in professional acting after playing Danny Zuko in his middle school's production of Grease.
- Was featured in three different films that premiered at the New York International Latino Film Festival in 2011.
- Took improv comedy classes at UCB Theatre in New York.
- Cofounded a production company, Almost Dark.
- Teamed up with Examiner.com for an anti-bullying campaign in which he spoke to students regarding his experiences.