He began acting at the age of 15, attending a visual and performing arts school in East Point, Georgia called Tri-Cities High School.
His first film role was in 1994's D2: The Mighty Ducks, where he played the character Russ Tyler, known for his deadly shot "The Knuckle-puck."
He married Christina Evangeline in 2011. In June of 2014, the couple had a baby girl named Georgia. They had their second child, Gianna, in July 2019. In April 2022 the couple announced their separation.