He played the teenage brother of Hannah Montana when he was in his 30s, and played Sensei Rudy in the Disney XD series Kickin' It.
As a child, he became a trained equestrian rider, and he graduated from Rocky Mountain College in 2000.
He was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in 2009 for Choice Movie Actor for his role in Hannah Montana: The Movie.
He moved with his family from San Diego to Ohio to Washington to Oregon. He married Jennifer Earles in 2002 and the couple divorced in 2013.
He acted in the sitcom Hannah Montana with Miley Cyrus.