Instagrammer and performer who has been known as BlameKanouAwata and kanou on his social media platforms. He has over 10,000 followers on his kanou Instagram account. He is affiliated with the anti-bullying movement Stay Connected.
He graduated high school from Excelsior Charter School and went on to attend Victor Valley College.
He was adopted at birth by Don and Christy Simard. At the age of 7, his family adopted his younger brother, Josh. That same year they also welcomed his sister, Georgie.
He has taken Instagram photos with celebrities like Matt Brandyberry of From Ashes to New fame.