He started dancing at the age of 7 and was taught by his older brother.
He attended the University of Minnesota.
Born in Minnetonka, Minnesota, his family is from Russia. He is the youngest of three and his older brother Gene also auditioned for season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance. He dated model Alexis Ren in 2019.
He competed with winner Amy Yakima in season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance.