Known for his time on season 3 of the reality singing competition series X Factor. He finished as a semi-finalist as a member of the country singing group Restless Road, of which he was the lead singer.
He was discovered during his early teen years. He was subsequently mentored by country music producer Jeff Stevens beginning at age 15.
In 2014, he was selected as the Up and Coming Artist at the CMA Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. In May 2014, he released his debut single "Junky Jeep" to iTunes and Amazon.
He was born and raised in West Virginia.