His grandfather, a retired Canadian soldier, helped him develop a love for magic tricks at a young age. Soon enough he was performing tricks for his family.
He joined an improv troupe at the age of 14 and enrolled in a number of local theater productions.
He has a brother and grew up in Aldergrove, British Columbia as a country kid.
He had a recurring role in the Paula Patton-starring sci-fi series Somewhere Between.