- Began acting in TV commercials at age 8 as he wanted to earn money to buy a pet dog.
- Decided to pursue acting after he was unable to play sports when he dislocated his kneecap playing basketball.
- Landed his first role in a Hollywood movie, in Flipped (2010), after one audition.
- In 2011, became Youth Ambassador for Wolf Connection, a non-profit youth empowerment organisation and wolf rescue centre.
- Won GQ Australia's Breakthrough of the Year award in 2012.