He was a student at Glenwood High School before attending the College of DuPage as an accounting major.
As a model, he signed with Wilhelmina and began his career as a model in 2010. He appeared in Oh lala Magazine.
He and his three sisters Elyssa, Kalia, and Elayna were born to parents Bob and Gina Swickard. His parents are a pastor and vocal coach, respectively. He and his wife Lauren met while filming their first movie together called Roped.
He is featured alongside Michael Easton in the soap General Hospital.