Singer and founding member of both the post-hardcore band Sleeping with Sirens and the metalcore group We Are Defiance. With Sleeping with Sirens, he released the album Bomb(dot)com in 2009 and with We Are Defiance, he released Trust in Few in 2011.
He worked as the manager for music producer Andrew Wade. He initially got his start in music while living with Jeremy McKinnon of A Day to Remember. His first big break came when he recorded the song "I'll Swing My Firsts" and uploaded it to his MySpace page, where it quickly gathered a large fan following.
He formed his first band, Paddock Park with former A Day to Remember guitarist Tom Denney. They released the EP With False Hope in 2008 and the album A Hiding Place for Fake Friends in 2008.
He was born in Methuen, Massachusetts and grew up in Ocala, Florida. He is married with three children.
He recorded a cover of B.o.B.'s "Airplanes" in 2009 with We Are Defiance.