Known for being the co-founder and operator of the eSports gaming club Team EnVyUs under the gamertag Hastro. He established the organization in 2007, which ran concurrent with his then career as a professional Call of Duty eSports player and commentator.
In 2005, he graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with his Bachelor of Arts degree in moving image and sound. His first job out of college came in 2006 when he worked as a technician for Spotlight Express and Special Effects.
He finished as the runner-up in the MLG National Championships in 2009 and 2011. He was present as both a player and commentator at 6 straight MLG National Championship matches between 2007 and 2012.
He was born and raised in North Carolina.
He and fellow professional gamer Hector Rodriguez are both known for having founded wildly successful gaming organizations.