- Was president of his senior class in high school; classmates included Nia Long and Regina King.
- Began rapping in high school and nearly signed a contract with Warner Bros. before deciding to leave performing.
- Attended the Peter Stack Producing Program while at USC.
- Directed the music video for 'NSync's "I Drive Myself Crazy."
- Founded his own production company, The Story Company.
- Was invited to be an Academy member in 2013.