- Family lived in many areas of the country before they settled down in Virginia.
- Was a point guard on Bucknell University's basketball team; wanted to play in the NBA, but got injured and had to quit the sport.
- Listed on Dick Vitale's "All-Name Team," an honor for NCAA college hoops players with unique names.
- Made off-Broadway debut in the 2004 musical revival of Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death.
- Attended the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York for two years.
- In 2006, made movie debut in the dramatic flick Day Night Day Night.
- Appeared on NBC's Law & Order in 2010. The episode was called "Four Cops Shot."
- Big fan of blues music. Enjoys listening to Howlin' Wolf, Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters.
- Performed with the Classical Theatre of Harlem and the LAByrinth Theatre Company.