Known for his roles as Ronnie Heflin in the 2008 slasher movie Prom Night and as Marcus Leeds in the television series Hawthorne, he also appeared in the 2009 film version of Fame and in episodes of Without a Trace and CSI: Miami.
After appearing in 2002 episodes of Law & Order and As the World Turns, he was signed by Ford Model Management and became the face of Calvin Klein's fragrance line advertising campaign.
He appeared with Ryan Gosling in the 2006 film Half Nelson.
He grew up in Brooklyn, New York, in a family of Trinidadian heritage.
He and Pooch Hall were both in the cast of the 2010 movie Stomp the Yard: Homecoming.