- Has three older sisters.
- Was Senior class president at his high school.
- After dropping out of Harvard, returned to Memphis and worked at a computer store.
- Moved to Los Angeles after being discover by a movie producer while attending Memphis State University.
- Got a job as a pizza delivery boy soon after his move to Los Angeles.
- Supporter of the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
- Owner of the production company Schneider's Bakery.