Known for such country music singles as "Love You Like That" and "We Got Us," he also competed on the Fifteenth Season of the popular reality television series The Amazing Race.
After graduating from high school in Williamsburg, Virginia, he studied music at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.
He co-wrote the Billboard #10-ranked country song, "Runaway," for the band Love and Theft.
He appeared on The Amazing Race with his then-girlfriend, Mika Combs. Several years later, he became engaged to Christy Hardesty and they married later that year.
He and America's Got Talent contestant Julienne Irwin both attended Belmont University.