Country singer and songwriter known for his tenure as a competitor on the reality TV series The X Factor. He competed as one-third of the country group, Restless Road. In 2015, he left the group and embarked on a solo career.
As of 2015, he has been playing guitar for more than 10 years. He had initially auditioned as a solo artist for The X Factor, but did not make the Top 40 in that capacity. He, along with his groupmates, were placed together by the judges to help them continue, forming Restless Road.
He appeared on Season 3 of The X Factor, finishing in 3rd place as a Restless Road member. In December 2013, their cover of the song, "Wake Me Up", reached #1 on the iTunes country music charts.
He was born and raised in Summerville, South Carolina.
His group's mentor while contestants on The X Factor was judge Simon Cowell.