Alumnus of Batch 5 of of ABS-CBN's Star Magic. He has starred in the soap operas It Might Be You, Maging Sino Ka Man, and Imortal. In 2017, he began appearing as Mateo Rodriguez in La Luna Sangre.
Discovered at a mall by an ABS-CBN scout, he joined the show Star Magic, and together with Marc Solis and Baron Geisler - the Koolits - went to star in a number of films and TV shows.
In addition to his acting role, he became a model and spokesperson for Nescafe, Libresse, and Smart Talk N Text.
He was born to Luisito and Aida Espidol Cruz, and was named after St. John the Baptist. He has older siblings.
He starred opposite Angel Locsin in the series Imortal, a dark fantasy romance on ABS-CBN.