- Of English, German, French-Canadian, Scots-Irish, Scottish, Belgian/Waloon and Korean descent.
- While growing up in South Philadelphia, played baseball for three years.
- Moved to Los Angeles, California, with his mom in 2011.
- Was raised by his mom and has three younger half-siblings from his father.
- Shortly after arriving in Los Angeles, landed roles in commercials without any acting training or experience.
- Winner of a Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role and a Las Vegas Film Critics Society Sierra Award for Best Youth in Film for his work in St. Vincent (2014).