He discovered a love for performing as a sixth grader while performing with his school choir.
He and IM5 released their first major single, "Everything About You," in 2013.
He was raised in the small town of Midlothian, Texas. His parents were supportive of his strong passion for music at a young age. He has been in a relationship with dancer Brooke Maroon. In 2014, he dated Cassidy Shaffer.
His band IM5 was created with the help of Perez Hilton.