Known for his time in the Arkansas House of Representative for the state's 86th and 92nd districts. Between November 2012 and June 2014, he served as the House Minority Leader for the Democratic Party.
He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2011 with his bachelor's degree in marketing. He was first elected to the Arkansas state legislature in 2010.
He has worked in graphic and web design concurrent with his time with the Arkansas House of Representatives. He has served in varying capacities for the National Conference of State Legislatures.
He was born and raised in Springdale, Arkansas.
He and former president Bill Clinton are both known for having risen to prominence through work with the Arkansas state government.