- Discovered acting as a high-school freshman.
- Received VCU's prestigious Excellence in Theatre award and was also recognized with the Irene Ryan Scholarship.
- Worked as a waiter and a bartender while pursuing an acting career in New York after college.
- Is a fan of horror films.
- Hobbies include surfing, sailing, spending time with his dogs, and working on his 1959 Chevy pickup truck.