- Born in Costa Rica to Chinese parents; moved to California at age 4.
- Took up dancing seriously after auditioning for his high-school dance team on a dare; was also a pole vaulter on the track team.
- Has been a backup dancer for Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys and Jessica Simpson.
- Was the only male dancer on BET's Comic View in 2002.
- Was one of the dancing silhouettes in the commercials for iPod.
- Choreographed part of the routine that the troupe the Legion of Extraordinary Dancers performed at the 2010 Academy Awards; he plays Elliot Hoo (a guy with magical shoes) in LXD's online series.