The recipient of Shorty and Andy Kaufman comedy awards, he is known as one of New York City's most prominent stand-up comics and comedy writers.
While attending Harvard University (from which he graduated at the top of his class in 2008), he established the Harvard College Stand-Up Comic Society.
By 2015, he was presenting over six hundred comedy performances annually.
He spent his early years in Manhattan and Long Island, New York.
He was hired as a pre-show comedian for Katie Couric's popular ABC talk show.