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).