Texas native Matt Prokop decided to pursue acting at 15, during a family vacation to L.A. in 2005. He began studying acting and soon got an agent and began the auditioning process. A few minor roles later, Prokop was cast in 2008's High School Musical 3: Senior Year as Jimmy "The Rocket" Zara. Prokop could later be seen on the small screen in Medium, Good Luck Charlie, and Modern Family, and on the big screen in Cougar Hunting, Conception, and Struck by Lightning.
Biography by Cammila Collar
- Won the title of Little Mr. Cowboy at a Texas fair at the age of 4.
- Decided to pursue acting in 2005 after a family vacation to Los Angeles.
- Is an avid soccer player.
- First big break was a guest-starring role on a 2007 episode of Hannah Montana.