- Moved to California when he was one year old.
- Began his acting career at the age of 12 when he was cast as a street dancer after being discovered breakdancing in a schoolyard.
- Won the ALMA Award for Emerging Artist of the Year in 1995.
- While working on the movie Flight of the Phoenix (2004), helped co-star Hugh Laurie record his audition tape for House.
- Founder of the production company Third Son Productions, Inc.