- Born in West Virginia, but moved to Florida at 3 years old. Later moved to California as a young teen.
- Performed in Florida's Entertainment Revue show choir, which sang for such politicians as Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
- Won speech and storytelling competitions in grade school.
- Served as a camera operator on the 2009 comedy short The Next Mrs. Jacob Anderson.
- In 2010, returned to Florida to teach an audition workshop for aspiring young actors.
- Parents are education professionals.