Best known for his recurring role as Derek in the fifth season of Showtime's Shameless, he would earn movie roles in the films Devil's Whisper and Calloused Hands.
At the age of 5, he began doing karate; he stopped traveling and competing in the sport when he was 10. He then began doing mixed martial arts simply for the training.
He was a guest star in a 2012 episode of Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures.
His father Ray Oriel was an actor as well. He has dated LA based model Justine Biticon.
He joined Shameless as a romantic interest of Emma Kenney's character of Debbie.