- Started modeling at age 2 and began acting at age 3.
- Studied martial arts as a kid.
- Plays the guitar and was in an alternative rock band.
- Listens to music prior to auditions to help him get into character.
- Was unaware he was auditioning to play a young Clark Kent when he initially auditioned for Man of Steel—the role and title of the film were both kept secret.
- Is protective of his older brother, who has cerebral palsy.
- Is a fan of comic books and superheroes.