- Was a performer, as a child, long before starting his professional career, doing accents and putting on puppet shows for his aunt.
- Decided to become an actor at age 14 shortly after his family moved to Victorville, California.
- Attended the John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center in Los Angeles.
- First role was in the 2009 college thesis short film Short Term 12 and then debuted as a professional actor in the 2013 feature film version alongside Brie Larson and Rami Malek.
- Is in the rap duo MOORS, with Los Angeles-based producer HH, a.k.a. Hrishikesh Hirway.