- Began participating in theatre at a summer camp as a teenager. First role was Uncle Homer in a production of Charlotte's Web.
- Briefly quit theatre in high school to pursue swimming.
- First film appearance was in the 2008 disaster thriller The Tower.
- Originally auditioned for Brady in the Disney Channel film Teen Beach Movie before being cast as Tanner.
- Frequently returned to Crestwood High School to offer assistance to the drama department.