- Began acting and modeling at age 6.
- Played hockey in high school.
- Contemplated going pro in hockey until cast in Cheaper by the Dozen 2. The experience of making the movie led him to change his career path and pursue acting.
- Moved to L.A. to pursue acting after graduating from high school.
- Involved with the One Heartland charity, which helps children with HIV and AIDS.
- Studied Muay Thai (a martial art) and break dancing.