- Was gifted at doing impressions as a kid.
- Enrolled in acting classes at age 10.
- Landed first movie role in 2003's The Adventures of Ociee Nash.
- Played the older brother of Johnny Cash in the Oscar-winning Walk the Line.
- Nabbed the lead male role in Hannah Montana: The Movie opposite Miley Cyrus.
- Appeared as Taylor Swift's love interest in her 2009 music video "You Belong With Me."
- Acted alongside childhood hero Jackie Chan in 2010's The Spy Next Door.
- In 2011 won the coveted role of Havok in the X-Men movie franchise.
- By age 25 had produced three feature films.
- Plays the title role in CBS's 2016 MacGyver reboot.