Widely known for taking over the role of Hercules Mulligan/James Madison from original cast member Okieriete Onaodowan in the Broadway hit Hamilton. He began his run with the Pulitzer Prize-winning show in January 2017.
He studied acting with a focus in musical theater at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his big break while still a student when he was cast in Richard Linklater's film Everybody Wants Some!!
He was cast in Richard Linklater's 2017 film Last Flag Flying. He appeared in the TV film Dirty Dancing in 2016 as Marco.
He was originally born and raised in Athens, Texas.