Blogger who is known for his promotion of the self-love ideal through his own 270 pound weight loss experience. On March 16th, 2015, he posted a video of his excess skin following his weight loss, which eventually went viral.
He has attributed his weight gain to being a sedentary adolescent. Growing up, he spent most of his time playing video games and eating sweets.
Following his video post, his story was featured on various websites, such as Upworthy, Buzzfeed and Cosmopolitan. In 2015, he raised a total exceeding $57,000 via GoFundMe to have his excess skin removed.
He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.
Following his video going viral, he appeared on The Meredith Vieira Show to speak about his experience.