Emmy Award-winning filmmaker for his writing and cinematography contributions to Fox Fuel TV's Next Wave: A Tsunami Relief Story who later directed a documentary called Island Earth. He created Korduroy Productions in 2009 and served as the company's creative director.
He was a professional surfer from 1999 to 2002, and re-earned professional status in 2007.
He was featured on the cover of The Surfer's Journal in 2011. He became a brand ambassador for Reef and Leatherman.
He attended middle school in Japan while living with his father. He then attended Los Alamitos High School in Los Angeles, California.
In his first film Riding Waves, he covered then amateur surfer Dane Reynolds in 2003.