Notable for his EP Chasing Paradise and for his singles "Be My Paradise," "Hold On," "This Holiday," and "The Fakes," this pop singer, songwriter, and guitarist promoted his career online, accumulating 11,000 Facebook likes and 25,000 Twitter followers in a short period of time.
He started playing the guitar and singing when he was just ten years old and had released his first single by the time he was eighteen. While pursuing music during his early years, he also trained as an elite gymnast.
In 2014, he topped the Reverberation music charts.
He grew up in Long Island, New York, and later relocated to California's Bay Area, where he attended the University of California, Berkeley.
He and Miley Cyrus both performed at Madison Square Garden's 2013 Z100 Jingle Ball.