Author known for his Just Jake series of children's books. He made headlines when the first book of the series was published in 2014, as he was just 13 years old at the time of the book's publishing.
He started writing after being strongly encouraged to do so by his mother. He completed the book when he was 12 years old.
He is a huge sports fan, having played organized lacrosse and basketball.
He has an older sister named Alexis.
In the first book of the Just Jake series, Kinney Elementary School is named after Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney.